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Motor neurone disease is a clinical diagnosis
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    Shying away from making a clinical diagnosis

    Turner and Talbot rightly emphasize that in spite of advances in EMG techniques and emergence of novel neuroimaging and CSF biomarkers the diagnosis of motor neuron disease (MND) still remains a clinical one.1 Find upper motor neuron (UMN) and lower motor neuron (LMN) signs in the same limb and MND should be high up in the differential I recall was taught to me in medical school. EMG was to be used in atypical cases wher...

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