Benign monomelic amyotrophy with proximal upper limb involvement: case report Amiotrofia monomélica benigna com comprometimento proximal do membro superior: relato de caso

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Neves, Marco Antonio Orsini; Freitas, Marcos R.G. de; Mello, Mariana Pimentel de; Dumard, Carlos Henrique; Freitas, Gabriel R. de; Nascimento, Osvaldo J.M.;
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia (ABNEURO)
  • Journal: Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria (issn: 0004-282X, eissn: 1678-4227)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0004-282X2007000300032
  • Subject: lower motor neuron | eletroneuromyograpy | eletroneuromiografia | amiotrofia monomélica | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | amiotrofia espinhal | RC321-571 | spinal amyotrophy | neurônio motor inferior | monomelic amyotrophy

Monomelic amyotrophy (MA) is a rare condition in which neurogenic amyotrophy is restricted to an upper or lower limb. Usually sporadic, it usually has an insidious onset with a mean evolution of 2 to 4 years following first clinical manifestations, which is, in turned, ... View more