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J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2017 Jun;18(4):235-243. doi: 10.1097/CND.0000000000000147.

A Man With Distal Asymmetric Leg Weakness.

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*Clinical Neurophysiology-EMG/Neuromuscular Diseases, Memphis, TN; and †Department of Neurology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN.

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:

To discuss a case of adult-onset asymmetric distal leg weakness in a patient who presented with weakness and atrophy of the posterior compartment of the left leg.

KEY QUESTIONS:

1. What is the differential diagnosis of asymmetric distal leg weakness?2. How would a clinician approach diagnostic testing for such a patient?3. What is the final diagnosis for this patient?4. How to treat this patient?

PMID:
28538255
DOI:
10.1097/CND.0000000000000147
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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