Monomelic Amyotrophy (Hirayama Disease): Clinical Findings, EMG Characteristics and Differential Diagnosis


BADEMKIRAN F. , OTO A., TABAKOĞLU A., AYDOĞDU İ. , ULUDAĞ B.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, vol.32, no.3, pp.558-565, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH
  • Page Numbers: pp.558-565

Abstract

Introduction and Objective: Monomelic amyotrophy (MA) is a benign motor neuron disease with a stationary stage after a progressive course, involving one or more myotomes in the upper limb. In the early stages, it may be difficult to discriminate the diseases presenting with similar clinical course. We reviewed clinical and EMG characteristics and differential diagnosis of MA for this purpose.