Health Ministry to study cause of myokymia


Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye says the ministry must determine whether Irfan Wafiy Idham Wazir's ailment is related to the toxic pollution in Pasir Gudang. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 4, 2019.

THE Health Ministry will conduct further examinations to identify the actual cause of myokymia suffered by a student, Irfan Wafiy Idham Wazir, after he was believed to have been exposed to the toxic pollutions of Sg Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang, in March.

Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the ministry must determine whether the ailment that caused several parts of the body to tremble was related to the toxic pollution in question.


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  • too soon to attribute the pollutant causing the muscle to twitch.
    Myokymia is a symptom not a disease or condition.
    There are many causes for this -- genetic/inheritance/familial , brain disease, metabolic

    Posted 2 years ago by Lan Lan