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af·ter·dis·charge

(af'ter-dis'charj),
Persistance of response of muscle or neural elements after cessation of stimulation. Myotonia is a clinical manifestation of prolonged muscle afterdischarge.

afterdischarge

(af″tĕr-dis″charj″)
The discharge of impulses from a reflex center after stimulation of the receptor has ceased. It results in prolongation of the response.

af·ter·dis·charge

, after-discharge (aftĕr-dischahrj)
Persistance of response of muscle or neural elements after cessation of stimulation. Myotonia is a clinical manifestation of prolonged muscle afterdischarge.
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[less than or equal to]3Hz 5 Hz RRIV response 1 +++ +++ N/N CBZ+IST/ moderate 2 - - N/N CBZ/ complete 3 + + [up arrow]/N CBZ/ complete 4 + + [up arrow]N PRG/ complete 5 + +++ N/N CBZ/ complete 6 +++ +++ [up arrow]N CBZ/ complete M: male; F: female; CBZ: carbamazepine; PRG: pregabalin; DTR: deep tendon reflexes; [up arrow] increased, vibration; [down arrow] LL: reduced vibration sense in the lower limbs; OAS: other autonomic symptoms; VGKC: uncharacterized voltage gated potassium channel antigens; CASPR2: contactin-associated protein-like 2; IST: immunosuppressive treatment; SSR: sympathetic skin response; RRIV: R-R interval variability; NCSs: nerve conduction studies; ADs: after-discharges; N: normal
It was reported that after-discharges in seropositive patients were significantly longer in duration (5).
Presence of after-discharges was evaluated by stimulation of the right posterior tibial nerve by trains of 5 stimuli given at 0.5-, 1-, 3-, and 5-Hz intra-train frequencies.