ewass at helix.nih.gov
Tue Jul 19 08:27:57 EST 1994
In article <40.761.3157 at channel1.com>, eliot.gelwan at channel1.com (Eliot
> Actually, you are half right. "Amyotrophic"refers to the fact that
> there are *no* pathophysiological changes in the muscle tissue itself:
> -a "without"
> -myo- "muscle"
> -trophic "changes"
No. You are *all* wrong as pointed out by Dr. Bleck.
> Identifying the disease
> process requires ruling out that the muscle wasting is due to a muscle
> tissue process.
You are wrong here too. The disease is diagnosed by ruling in a neurogenic
process and ruling out a focal disease of the spinal cord (see any basic
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