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What are the tests for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?

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In brief: Diagnosis

Since we hope to find alternative problems instead of als, we search for possible other diagnoses.
The testing includes blood studies, especially for hyperthyroidism, MRI tests of the neck and spinal cord, EMG studies, and even muscle biopsies on occasion.

In brief: Diagnosis

Since we hope to find alternative problems instead of als, we search for possible other diagnoses.
The testing includes blood studies, especially for hyperthyroidism, MRI tests of the neck and spinal cord, EMG studies, and even muscle biopsies on occasion.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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