Fillers

Twitched

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7469.766 (Published 30 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:766
  1. Angus Graham, consultant in neurological rehabilitation
  1. Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol

    I first noticed twitches in my right calf muscle. I could both see and feel them. Over the next week the fasciculations developed in both legs, and I became increasingly worried. The suspicion of an anterior horn cell disease began to form, particularly as I have a close relative with an undiagnosed progressive disorder affecting those very cells. My concern was not without a …

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