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clustered together or occurring in bundles, or fasciculi.
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Relating to a fasciculus; arranged in the form of a bundle or collection of rods.
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Q. Female 57old has fasciculation.Started 3 months ago as a twiching jumping beneath the skin mainly legs & It started with the legs(lower back parts),more so in the right side.Lately also in the hand(mainly arms ,more apparent on the right).There is also a sense of tensed muscles(sometimes painful because of prolonged tension),"pins &needles"and often a sense like a low electric current going through the limbs(mainly legs,sometimes arms).Also sometimes they tend to feel a little numbness and "fall asleep" real easy.She first noticed it only in the morning when she woke up,both legs lower part,back side.About 2 weeks ago it started not to go away,but stay with her all day and night.When she walks it is a lot less noticeable. All the blood tests,vitamins(D,B12,Mg,Na)are OK.TSH(Thyroid)&CK are OK too.Creatine, Calcium,OK

A. Sounds like you have peripheral neuropathy. Have you tried to consult a dorctor (e.g. a neurologist)?

It's a disease of the nerves in the periphery of your body. It may reulst form many things, including diabetes (was your blood glucose measured?) and other diseases.

You can read more here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000593.htm

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It was although radial but neurites were short, thick and highly fasciculated, did not grow to a long distance and most of them were only 100-150um long.
Neurites only grew to 100um or less and appeared short fasciculated fibers.
The crystals are acicular, with a cross-section larger than that of the boulangerite crystals; typical, very distinctive longitudinal striations give the crystals as fasciculated aspect.
a: The image shows fasciculated spindle cells with a small nucleus of mitosis (thin black arrow).
The tubulin-positive sensory cilia are distributed uniformly, and the nerves merge to form thick fasciculated bundles (Fig.
Some fasciculated tracts enter into this lobe from the anterior lobe (Fig.