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Genetic Testing in Neuromuscular Disorders

Understanding ordering and interpretation of genetic tests is paramount for clinical management.

James P. Orengo, MD, PhD; and David R. Murdock, MD

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Evaluation for elevated creatine kinase is a required skill for neurologists.

Nicholas J. Silvestri, MD; and Gil I. Wolfe, MD

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Utility of Skin Biopsy in Neuromuscular Disease

Intraepidermal nerve fiber density finding can help diagnose small fiber neuropathy.

David S. Saperstein, MD

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Integrated care provides the best quality of life.

Jonathan R. Brent, MD, PhD; and Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD

July/August 2019 teaser

Myasthenia Gravis Treatment

Both symptomatic and maintenance treatments are available.

Thy Nguyen, MD; and Cecile L. Phan, MD

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A devastating disease now has 2 approved breakthrough treatments available.

Wijdan Rai, MD; and Bakri Elsheikh, MBBS

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Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome Treatment

Heterogeneity makes diagnosis and treatment challenging.

Stanley Jones P. Iyadurai, MD, PhD, FAAN

July/August 2019 teaser

Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis

An update on pathophysiology with diagnostic and treatment implications.

Matthew Varon, MD; and Pedro M. Machado, MD, PhD

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Noninflammatory Myopathies

As genetic diagnosis increases, noninflammatory myopathies are being seen more in clinical practice.

Yessar Hussain, MD; Krishna Pokala, MD; and Nancy Kuo, MS, MD

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Differential Diagnosis of Distal Myopathies

The era of clinical molecular genetics has refined diagnosis and will hopefully lead to disease-modifying treatments.

Kevin J. Felice, DO

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Muscle Cramps

Reliable and validated outcome measures and new treatments are needed.

Hans D. Katzberg, MD, MSc, FRCPC; and Hamid Sadeghian, MD, FRCPC

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