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How do you diagnose the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

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See below: It is usually diagnosed by physical examination as well as a test called an EMG which involves placing a special needle in the muscles. The muscle produce a certain type of EMG signal which is characteristic of neuromyotonia.

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What's the diagnosis for the disease neuromyotonia(isaac's syndrome)?

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Neuromyotonia (NMT): Neuromyotonia (nmt), also known as isaacs' syndrome, is a form of peripheral nerve hyperexcitability that causes spontaneous muscular activity resulting from repetitive motor unit action potentials of peripheral origin. Patients with this disorder usually develop: cramps, muscle twitches, muscle stiffness and spasms. Muscle relaxation can difficult and hand getting stuck closed is one example.
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What are the diagnostic tests for the disease neuromyotonia (isaac's syndrome)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Neuromyotonia: Complete Neurologic exam, Blood work, MRI, EMG, Nerve conduction studies, & CT-scan of chest.

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