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Needle Electromyography and Histopathologic Correlation in Myopathies

4/24/2019

Dr. Behzad Elahi interviews Dr. Devin I. Rubin on his article, Needle Electromyography and Histopathologic Correlation in Myopathies. Fibrillation potentials and short-duration MUPs predict pathologic changes of muscle fiber necrosis, splitting, and/or vacuolar changes (as seen with inflammatory myopathies and muscular dystrophies). Absence of fibrillation potentials suggests other myopathologic changes (e.g., congenital myopathy). Muscle Nerve 59:315-320, 2019.



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