Explore the latest in neuromuscular diseases, including myasthenia gravis, muscular dystrophies, peripheral and other neuropathies, and more.
This study attempts to evaluate if the diagnostic yield of exome or genome sequencing in cerebral palsy is similar to that of other neurodevelopmental disorders.
This case-control study evaluates a cerebral palsy prognostic tool that can be applied to all term neonates to identify those at increased risk of developing cerebral palsy.
A 72-year-old man had mild proximal weakness that developed into progressive camptocormia, head drop, numbness, and significant muscle wasting. What is your diagnosis?
This economic evaluation assesses the cost-effectiveness of an ON101 cream added on to general wound care vs general wound care alone for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) from the Taiwan health care sector perspective.
A 55-year-old female patient with a history of hypercholesterolemia and anxiety presented for imbalance, fear of falling, and progressive disability. Examination revealed gaze-evoked horizontal nystagmus, ataxic dysarthria, sensory neuronopathy, and cerebellar atrophy. What is your diagnosis?
This JAMA Patient Page describes the neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and its symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment options.
This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses blood-based biomarker concentrations associated with nerve involvement in patients with peripheral neuropathy compared with control participants.
A 15-year-old adolescent girl taking an oral contraceptive had 3 days of pain in a 1-cm area of the lower left abdominal quadrant. She had no nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, hematochezia, bloating, or anorexia; no precipitating factors for the pain; and no history of pregnancy, abdominal surgery, or abdominal trauma. Results from laboratory tests, endoscopy, and abdominal computed tomography were normal. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This Medical News article explores timely topics discussed at the annual IDWeek conference.
This Viewpoint discusses the need to improve the quality of care in neuromuscular disease for all individuals, no matter their race and ethnicity.
This narrative review discusses aspects of clinical trial design that may be important in discerning efficacy of treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
This randomized clinical trial investigates the efficacy of a novel hip brace in preventing progressive hip displacement in children with nonambulatory cerebral palsy.
This cohort study compares the symptom spectrum of patient-reported chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy associated with nab-paclitaxel, paclitaxel, and docetaxel treatments among patients with breast cancer.
This essay discusses basing care decisions on what the patient wants and not presuming to know what is in the patient’s best interest based on what we would want in their circumstances.
This randomized clinical trial investigates the efficacy and safety of rituximab compared vs placebo as an add-on with standard of care for myasthenia gravis.
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