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Diagnosis of Monomelic Amyotrophy

Diagnostic Test list for Monomelic Amyotrophy:

The list of medical tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Monomelic Amyotrophy includes:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Monomelic Amyotrophy:

Diagnosis is made by physical exam and medical history. Electromyography (EMG), a special recording technique that detects electrical activity in muscles, shows a loss of the nerve supply, or denervation, in the affected limb; MRI and CT scans may show muscle atrophy. People believed to have MMA should be followed by a neuromuscular disease specialist for a number of months to make certain that no signs of other motor neuron diseases develop. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Monomelic Amyotrophy Information Page: NINDS)


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