Chapter

Neuromuscular Disorders

Mark B. Bromberg and Douglas J. Gelb

in Introduction to Clinical Neurology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199734849
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323029 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199734849.003.0006
Neuromuscular Disorders

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Chapter 6 discusses neuromuscular disorders, and how to characterize these diseases by determining which components of the peripheral nervous system are affected. It also addresses motor neuron diseases, nerve root disorders, plexus disorders, peripheral nerve disorders, neuromuscular junction disorders, and muscle disorders; it concludes with treatment options as well as urgent and non-urgent measures.

Chapter.  9592 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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