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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

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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

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Case Reports

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

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Neuromuscular Notes: Rhabdomyolysis

A practical approach to diagnosis and management.

Farah El-Sadi, MD; and Aaron Izenberg, MD, FRCPC

September 2019 teaser


Neuromuscular Notes: Hereditary Neuropathy

It is becoming increasingly important to establish a molecular genetic diagnosis.

Trisha Multhaupt-Buell, MS, CGC; and Reza Sadjadi, MD

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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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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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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

July/August 2019 teaser

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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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Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome Treatment

Heterogeneity makes diagnosis and treatment challenging.

Stanley Jones P. Iyadurai, MD, PhD, FAAN

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy

A devastating disease now has 2 approved breakthrough treatments available.

Wijdan Rai, MD; and Bakri Elsheikh, MBBS

July/August 2019 teaser

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Myasthenia Gravis Treatment

Both symptomatic and maintenance treatments are available.

Thy Nguyen, MD; and Cecile L. Phan, 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

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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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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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Neuromuscular Notes: Autoantibodies in Immune Myopathies

Antibody testing results provide clinically useful information.

Emer R. McGrath, MB, PhD

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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


Case Report

Case Report: Cyclophosphamide as Rescue Agent in Myasthenic Crisis

When patients are refractory to first-line treatments for myasthenic crisis, cyclophosphamide may have benefits and warrants further study.

Daniel L. Menkes, MD; and Amanda E. Simon, BS

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Hometown Highlights: Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes

With careful diagnosis, treatment can improve symptoms of congenital myasthenic syndromes.

Andrew G. Engel, MD

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Spotlight Topic: Neuropsychiatry

Cognitive Complaints and Neuropsychologic Testing

When should neuropsychologic tests be ordered and what questions should testing answer?

Nabil Ali, MD; Laura M. Clark, PhD, ABPP; and Kendra Corning, PsyD, HSPP

This Month's Issue
Neuromuscular Notes: Neuronopathies

Kelly G. Gwathmey, MD

Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Stroke

Ilana E. Green; Andrew M. Southerland, MD, MSc; and Bradford B. Worrall, MD, MSc

Smart Business Great Medicine: Where Is the Money?

James Geyer, MD; and Thomas Patton, MD