Motor nerve hyperexcitability and muscle cramps in Machado-Joseph disease

Arch Neurol. 2009 Jan;66(1):139; author reply 139-40. doi: 10.1001/archneurol.2008.515.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Anticonvulsants / adverse effects
  • Axons / pathology
  • Carbamazepine / adverse effects
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Disease Progression
  • Growth Cones / physiology
  • Humans
  • Machado-Joseph Disease / complications
  • Machado-Joseph Disease / physiopathology*
  • Motor Neurons / physiology*
  • Muscle Cramp / drug therapy
  • Muscle Cramp / etiology
  • Muscle Cramp / physiopathology*
  • Muscle, Skeletal / innervation*
  • Muscle, Skeletal / physiopathology*
  • Muscular Atrophy / etiology
  • Muscular Atrophy / physiopathology
  • Nerve Regeneration / physiology
  • Neural Conduction / physiology
  • Neuromuscular Junction / physiopathology
  • Neuronal Plasticity / physiology
  • Peripheral Nerves / physiopathology*
  • Sodium Channel Blockers / pharmacology
  • Sodium Channel Blockers / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Anticonvulsants
  • Sodium Channel Blockers
  • Carbamazepine