What is the role of CSF analysis in the workup of focal muscular atrophy (FMA)?

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

Order lumbar puncture with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis when clinically or electrophysiologically indicated.

CSF proteins may be elevated in multifocal motor neuropathy.

Oligoclonal immunoglobulin G (IgG) bands and antibodies to the poliovirus may be detected in the CSF of patients with PPMA.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!