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Distal Myopathy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   i am doc in pakistan
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query Dr.Ali
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   i did find a pt with distal myopathy
Doctor :   ok
User :   non resposive to steroids
User :   cpk elevated
Doctor :   ok
User :   biopsy showed the degenrative and regenrative inflammatory muscle fibers
Doctor :   what was the age ofthe patient
Doctor :   ok
User :   and fat tissues in that
Doctor :   was the EMG report?
User :   age was40 /m
Doctor :   was the nerve conduction studies done?
User :   yh they shoed the distal muscle weakness
Doctor :   ok
User :   i gave a trail of steroids
Doctor :   ok
User :   but no u
User :   the diagnosis in my mind was myositis
User :   so , what is your seggestion
User :   ?
Doctor :   how long did the patient have this problem
Doctor :   how many years?
User :   5 years
User :   progerssive
User :   started form distal lower limb muscles
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   what other clinical symptoms
Doctor :   did the patient present
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