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262 Possible Causes for Electromyogram Abnormal, Tertiary Contractions of the Esophagus

  • Myasthenia Gravis

    Electromyogram (EMG). A test that measures the electrical activity of a muscle.[hopkinsmedicine.org] An EMG can detect abnormal electrical muscle activity due to diseases and neuromuscular conditions. How is myasthenia gravis treated?[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Report Christina L. Liquori 1, 2, Kenneth Ricker 4, Melinda L. Moseley 1, 2, Jennifer F. Jacobsen 1, 2, Wolfram Kress 5, Susan L. Naylor 6, John W. Day 1, 3, *, Laura P. W. Ranum 1, 2, * 1 Institute of Human Genetics; 2 Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development; and 3 Department of Neurology MMC 206, 420[…][sciencemag.org]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Overview Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves), often causes weakness, numbness and pain, usually in your hands and feet. It can also affect other areas of your body. Your peripheral nervous system sends information from your brain and[…][mayoclinic.org]

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  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscular dystrophy, abbreviated as MD, is a group of genetic disorders characterized by progressive weakening followed by degeneration of the musculoskeletal system. It is a progressive disease that could lead to debilitating conditions if treatment is not initiated on time. Muscular weakness that steadily[…][symptoma.com]

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  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a recessive X-linked form of muscular dystrophy, caused by a mutation in the dystrophin gene. The presentation varies according to the age. The milestones related to mobility like walking, crawling and climbing steps are all delayed compared to a typical toddler. Large and bulky[…][symptoma.com]

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  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis

    Electromyogram ( EMG ). During an EMG, your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles.[drugs.com] Electromyogram ( EMG ). During an EMG , your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles.[drugs.com] Your doctor may also order an MRI to look for other causes of your symptoms, such as structural abnormalities, multiple sclerosis or spinal cord tumors.[drugs.com]

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  • Bell's Palsy

    Facial nerve paralysis is a condition characterized by paralysis of one or all of the branches of the facial nerve. Bell’s palsy is unilateral weakness of the muscles of the face. It occurs when there is an injury to the seventh cranial nerve leading to drooping of one half of the face. It is also known as idiopathic[…][symptoma.com]

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  • Stiff-Person Syndrome

    […] that may be causing pinched nerves an electromyogram, which can help your doctor evaluate how well the muscles and nerves are working an ultrasound, which can help your doctor[healthline.com] She walked with an abnormal “tin solider” gait. Findings on magnetic resonance imaging of her brain and spine as well as electromyograms were normal.[doi.org] , which can help your doctor check for muscle damage and the presence of certain autoimmune disorders that can cause rigidity MRI and CT scans, which can reveal any bone abnormalities[healthline.com]

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  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    […] changes in the structure of the muscle cells Tests that stain the muscle sample can be used to visualize any muscle proteins present Electromyogram (EMG): Another diagnostic[dovemed.com] […] muscle biopsy, a muscle sample from an individual is removed and examined under a microscope This technique can help to distinguish BMD from other diseases by identifying any abnormal[dovemed.com]

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  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy

    Progressive muscular atrophy (PMA) is a rare subtype of motor neuron disease (MND) that affects only the lower motor neurons. PMA is thought to account for around 4% of all MND cases. This is in contrast to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the most common form of MND, which affects both the upper and[…][en.wikipedia.org]

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