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the pathological condition in which i said "so that's it, goodbye world" for the first time in my life. first my right side went completely numb, then my left arm shriveled up, my jaw was crooked. your mind is clear but you are partially paralyzed. the scariest thing is that you don't understand what's going on. at first i thought it was a heart attack or a brain hemorrhage. with the correct diagnosis and immediate intervention of the team in the health institution where i was trained, i recovered in 2-3 hours. from the situations that i said god would not give to my enemy.


if the frequency of the stimulus given to the skeletal muscle is increased and the time between two stimulus is shorter than 1/3 of the time required for a single contraction (jerk duration) in a muscle (20hz for slow-twitch muscles, 60-100hz for fast-twitch muscles) contractions unite and maximum possible contraction of the motor unit is achieved. this is called tetanus. source: lecture notes


it is caused by a low level of calcium in the blood. tetany is a symptom characterized by muscle cramps, spasms, or tremors. these repetitive movements of the muscles occur when your muscles contract uncontrollably.


a table that can be caused by hypocalcemia, alkalosis, hypopotassemia, hypomagnesemia


as the amount of extracellular calcium decreases, the amount of sodium that enters increases, so spontaneous discharge increases and tetany occurs. at the same time, hypercalcemic tetany occurs when intracellular calcium increases in the muscles.


muscle disease with effects such as constant movement of the muscles, tremors, and sudden cramps due to the irregular functioning of the endocrine secretion system and the decrease in the rate of calcium in the blood.


also known as neuromuscular irritability. occurs mainly as a result of hypocalcemia*. paresthesia*, muscle twitching occurs especially around the mouth and extremities. it can also cause carpopedal spasm, trousseau sign, chovestek sign, convulsion, laryngospasm, bronchospasm.


it is seen in the muscles as a result of less secretion of parathormone..

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