A member asked:

If u have peripheral neuropathy & demylination on ncs does this point towards, or away from, als and ms? i've been terrified that i have als or ppms.

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Dr. Bert Liang answered

Specializes in Neurology

Depends: Peripheral nervous system demyelination is not common for either MS nor ALS. Nonetheless, if you have had NCS/EMG, it is assumed a doctor ordered it, so perhaps a discussion with the physician would be appropriate.

Answered 5/10/2017



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