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Old 10-17-2008, 10:20 PM #2 (permalink)
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Tany, I'm sorry your sister got this diagnosis. It is unlikely that she was mis-diagnosed, as there is strict criteria that needs to be met before a diagnosis is given.

Until enough tests are run (and it sounds like she had plenty, as she went to an ALS clinic) some diseases can seem similar. Myasthenia Gravis, Lyme's disease, and MMN (multifocal motor neuropathy). are a few. Sometimes Multiple Sclerosis, but it is not as similar in symptoms I don't believe.


Good luck to you and your family, and welcome.
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