Isaac's syndrome

Common Name(s)

Isaac's syndrome, Continuous Muscle Fiber Activity Hereditary

Isaac's syndrome is a neuromuscular disease caused by continuous signaling of the end regions of peripheral nerve fibers that activate muscle fibers (motor neurons). Age of onset is between ages 15 and 60, with most patients experiencing symptoms before age 40. There are hereditary and acquired forms of the disorder. The acquired form may develop in association with peripheral neuropathies or as an autoimmune condition.
 

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The terms "Isaac's syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Isaac's syndrome associated with CIDP and pregnancy.
 

Author(s): Keivan Basiri, Farzad Fatehi, Ahmad Chitsaz

Journal: Arch Iran Med. 2011 May;14(3):206-8.

 

Neuromyotonia with all its synonyms is a disorder of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability characterized by regular or irregular myokymia, muscle cramps and stiffness, delayed muscle relaxation after contraction, and hyperhidrosis associated with well-described spontaneous electromyographic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Anaesthesia for a patient with Isaac's syndrome and myasthenia gravis.
 

Author(s): H Singh, A Tewari, A Bansal, S Garg, M Gupta, P Adlakha

Journal: Br J Anaesth. 2009 Sep;103(3):460-1.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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