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A 44-year-old female asked:

My emg showed profuse fascinations in nearly all muscles tested. acute and chronic denervation in my cervical thoracic and lumbar. als symtoms?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes and no: An EMG is not a SYMPTOM of ALS, it is basically a diagnostic tool. While this finding could be seen in ALS, it can also be seen in many other conditions. Need to be asked many more questions to provide accurate answers. RJ

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