What is the role of biopsy in the workup of facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD)?

Updated: Mar 19, 2019
  • Author: Naganand Sripathi, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Muscle biopsy: If results of genetic testing for FSHD are negative, a muscle biopsy is strongly recommended to rule out other conditions that mimic FSHD.


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