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What are the diagnostic tests for inclusion body myositis?

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In brief: Ck emyograph biopsy

Ten fold increase creatine kinase enzyme,electromyography, muscle biopsy sent to neuropathologists, or human leucocyte gene assays using gene sequencing or similar tests will Narrow this down to sporadic type but this is a disease that begs more discoveries.
Of course your doc needs to determine if your symptoms are those of IBM.

In brief: Ck emyograph biopsy

Ten fold increase creatine kinase enzyme,electromyography, muscle biopsy sent to neuropathologists, or human leucocyte gene assays using gene sequencing or similar tests will Narrow this down to sporadic type but this is a disease that begs more discoveries.
Of course your doc needs to determine if your symptoms are those of IBM.
Dr. Hernani Cualing
Dr. Hernani Cualing
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Dr. Jonathan Greer
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Muscle biopsy

Only a muscle biopsy with both regular analysis and electron microscope analysis of the tissue samples can confirm a diagnosis.
There is no blood test or scan that can confirm IBM.One must first suspect this disease clinical grounds before considering a biopsy.

In brief: Muscle biopsy

Only a muscle biopsy with both regular analysis and electron microscope analysis of the tissue samples can confirm a diagnosis.
There is no blood test or scan that can confirm IBM.One must first suspect this disease clinical grounds before considering a biopsy.
Dr. Jonathan Greer
Dr. Jonathan Greer
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