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DIAGNOSTIC EXAMINATIONS




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Laboratory Evaluation Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Electromyography Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Lumbar Puncture Motor Unit Number Estimate
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Muscle and Nerve Biopsy
Quantitative Muscle Testing

Diagnostic Examinations



doctorsThe differential diagnostic process is essential as there are no objective or laboratory diagnostic markers in ALS. Therefore excluding other definable diseases that may mimic ALS is integral within our diagnostic work up as described above.


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