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EFNS review on the role of muscle biopsy in the investigation of myalgia

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Background: Myalgia, defined as any pain perceived in muscle, is very common in the general population and a frequent cause for referral to neurologists, rheumatologists and internists in general. It is however only rarely due to primary muscle disease and often referred from ligaments, joints, bones, the peripheral and central nervous system. A muscle biopsy should only be performed if this is likely to be diagnostically useful. At present no 'guidelines' exist. Methods: An EFNS panel of mus...

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10.1111/ene.12174

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Journal:
European Journal of Neurology
Volume:
20
Issue:
7
Pages:
997-1005
Publication date:
2013-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-1331
ISSN:
1351-5101
Source identifiers:
410114
Language:
English
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pubs:410114
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uuid:4622c682-b92b-480c-becf-b0b319f97556
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pubs:410114
Deposit date:
2014-08-16

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