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Pain in the forearm 06
A 25 year-old woman presents complaining of pain and tingling in her right arm. The pain is in her wrist, forearm, and elbow. The tingling is in her thumb and index finger. She says it's been going on for about 4 weeks, and getting worse. It frequently wakes her up at night...
 
Pain in the forearm 05
A 25 year-old woman presents complaining of pain and tingling in her right arm. The pain is in her wrist, forearm, and elbow. The tingling is in her thumb and index finger. She says it's been going on for about 4 weeks, and getting worse. It frequently wakes her up at night...
 
Pain in the forearm 04
A 25 year-old woman presents complaining of pain and tingling in her right arm. The pain is in her wrist, forearm, and elbow. The tingling is in her thumb and index finger. She says it's been going on for about 4 weeks, and getting worse. It frequently wakes her up at night...
 
Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies 02
You examine a child with diminished ankle reflexes, pes cavus, scoliosis, wasting of the calf muscles, and weakness. On nerve conduction study, you find severe slowing of the conduction velocity. Several of the patient's relatives have had similar symptoms,...
 
Myopathies 04
The image above shows an electron micrograph of a skeletal muscle biopsy. Which of the following statements about this condition is most accurate
 
Time Course of EMG/NCS Findings
Sadly, you suffer from anal warts. Your ghoulish surgeon recommends general anesthesia for a surgical resection of the warts. When you awaken, he proudly announces, Congratulations! I have successfully severed your T1 spinal nerve! You are kind of disgruntled...
 
Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies 01
You examine a child with pes cavus, diminished ankle reflexes, scoliosis, and weakness with wasting of the calf muscles. On nerve conduction study, you find severe slowing of the conduction velocity. Of the following, which of the following syndromes is the most appropriate diagnosis
 
Lower Extremity EMG 01
A patient presents with lower extremity weakness. Needle EMG study of the gastrocnemius and gluteus maximus reveals large, long, polyphasic motor unit action potentials. Needle EMG study of the vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, extensor digitorum longus and tibialis anterior are normal...
 



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Nerve Conduction Studies for Electrodiagnostic Technologists
A searchable, illustrated tutorial for nerve conduction studies, by Steven Arbogat, D.O., and J. Douglas Miles, M.D., Ph.D.This tutorial covers a wide array of nerve conduction studies (NCS). We have attempted to organize the tutorial in a logical approach...
 
Radial Motor NCS, Recording the Extenor Digitorum Communis (EDC), stimulating proximal to Spiral Groove (image)

 
Radial Motor NCS, Recording the Extenor Digitorum Communis (EDC), stimulating distal to Spiral Groove (image)

 
Radial Motor NCS, Recording the Extenor Digitorum Communis (EDC), stimulating distal to Spiral Groove (image)

 
Radial Motor NCS, Recording the Extenor Indicis Proprius (EIP), stimulating below groove (A) (image)

 
Radial Motor NCS, Recording the Extenor Indicis Proprius (EIP), stimulating below groove (B) (image)

 
Radial Motor NCS, Recording the Extenor Digitorum Communis (EDC), stimulating at elbow (image)

 
Radial Motor NCS, Placement of electrodes on EDC (image)

 
NCS Median wrist-palm segmental study 2 (image)

 
NCS Median wrist-palm segmental study (image)

 
NCS Axillary Nerve Erb's point (image)

 
Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) Tutorial
All Nerves   Upper Extremity Nerve Conduction Studies Lower Extremity Nerve Conductions  Motor Nerve Conduction Studies Sensory Nerves  Special Studies      These are studies not performed on a regular basis, including facial motor responses, repetitive nerve...
 
EMG Tutorial
A searchable, illustrated tutorial for electrodiagnsotic studies, by Steven Arbogat, D.O., and J. Douglas Miles, M.D., Ph.D.This tutorial covers both nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG). We have attempted to organize the tutorial in a...
 



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