PERIPHERAL NERVE HYPER- EXCITABILITY

  • Waseem Wali Muhammad Combined Military Hospital Lahore/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Amra Rehman Combined Military Hospital Lahore/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
Keywords: Fasciculations, Peripheral nerve hyper-excitability, Voltage gated potassium channels

Abstract

We report a case of a 32 year old patient of peripheral nerve hyper excitability who presented with fasciculation in all four limbs, muscle aches and fatigue. Electromyography study showed spontaneous, continuous activity in the form of discharges with high frequency. His symptoms disappeared when plasma exchange was employed along with steroid administration.

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Published
2019-06-27
How to Cite
Muhammad, W., & Rehman, A. (2019). PERIPHERAL NERVE HYPER- EXCITABILITY. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal (PAFMJ), 69(3), 726-29. Retrieved from https://pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/3063
Section
Case Reports