Neuromuscular Notes: Neuronopathies
It is imperative to promptly recognize and treat sensory neuronopathies because arrest of disease progression and reversal of deficits may be possible.
Kelly G. Gwathmey, MD
Ultrasound in Neuromuscular Medicine
Ultrasound is highly useful and an integrated complement to history, physical exam, and electrodiagnostic testing for neuromuscular disease.
Vanessa Baute Penry, MD; and Jared Hollinger, MD
Challenge Case Report: Weakness and Wasting of the Left Foot With Pes Cavus
Fabian H. Rossi, MD; Welwin Liu, MD; Lourdes Benes Lima, MD; Alvaro G. Estevez, PhD; Umesh Sharma, MD; Sujatha Vuyyuru, MD; Maria Clara Franco, PhD; and Nina Tsakadze, MD, PhD
Neuromuscular Notes: Rhabdomyolysis
A practical approach to diagnosis and management.
Farah El-Sadi, MD; and Aaron Izenberg, MD, FRCPC
Neuromuscular Notes: Hereditary Neuropathy
It is becoming increasingly important to establish a molecular genetic diagnosis.
Trisha Multhaupt-Buell, MS, CGC; and Reza Sadjadi, MD
Reliable and validated outcome measures and new treatments are needed.
Hans D. Katzberg, MD, MSc, FRCPC; and Hamid Sadeghian, MD, FRCPC
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
As genetic diagnosis increases, noninflammatory myopathies are being seen more in clinical practice.
Yessar Hussain, MD; Krishna Pokala, MD; and Nancy Kuo, MS, MD
Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis
An update on pathophysiology with diagnostic and treatment implications.
Matthew Varon, MD; and Pedro M. Machado, MD, PhD
Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome Treatment
Heterogeneity makes diagnosis and treatment challenging.
Stanley Jones P. Iyadurai, MD, PhD, FAAN
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
A devastating disease now has 2 approved breakthrough treatments available.
Wijdan Rai, MD; and Bakri Elsheikh, MBBS
Myasthenia Gravis Treatment
Both symptomatic and maintenance treatments are available.
Thy Nguyen, MD; and Cecile L. Phan, MD
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Integrated care provides the best quality of life.
Jonathan R. Brent, MD, PhD; and Senda Ajroud-Driss, MD
Utility of Skin Biopsy in Neuromuscular Disease
Intraepidermal nerve fiber density finding can help diagnose small fiber neuropathy.
David S. Saperstein, MD
Evaluation for elevated creatine kinase is a required skill for neurologists.
Nicholas J. Silvestri, MD; and Gil I. Wolfe, MD
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
Guest Medical Editor's Page
Neuromuscular Disease: Dynamic Progress at Work
With 7 new treatments in 5 years, including some of the first approved gene therapies, the field of neuromuscular disorders is making rapid dynamic progress.
Aziz Shaibani, MD
Neuromuscular Notes: Autoantibodies in Immune Myopathies
Antibody testing results provide clinically useful information.
Emer R. McGrath, MB, PhD
Neuromuscular Notes: Genetics of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Genetic discovery and the promise of gene therapy create hope for effective treatments and eventual prevention.
Katharine Nicholson, MD