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Diagnostic Tests for Friedreich's ataxia

Friedreich's ataxia: Diagnostic Tests

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Friedreich's ataxia includes:

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Friedreich's ataxia:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Friedreich's ataxia:

Doctors diagnose Friedreich's ataxia by performing a careful clinical examination, which includes a medical history and a thorough physical examination. Several tests may be performed, including electromyogram (EMG) and genetic testing. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Friedreich's Ataxia Information Page: NINDS)


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