What is the role of EMG and NCS in the workup of HIV-associated multiple mononeuropathies?

Updated: Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Emad R Noor, MBChB; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Electromyography/nerve conduction studies may indicate the following:

  • Reduced amplitudes of sensory nerve and compound muscle action potentials

  • Mildly reduced conduction velocities

  • Denervation

  • Asymmetric distribution


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