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What is neuromytonia (isaacs syndrome)?

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example.

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