Which peripheral nerve diseases cause focal muscular atrophy (FMA)?

Updated: Feb 20, 2018
  • Author: Sridharan Ramaratnam, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Peripheral nerve diseases

  • Peripheral nerve injuries - External compression, partial or complete transection

  • Entrapment - Carpal tunnel, suprascapular entrapment

  • Ischemia (vasculitis)

  • Multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block and high titer of anti-GM1 antibodies


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