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    ALS in the arms: the Bibrachial Variant

    Yep, I'm the guy who posted in newly diagnosed. San Antonio is great. We moved here in the seventies and love it. I oddly am comforted a bit by this diagnosis. When I thought I had MMN, I couldn't understand why my fingers, then wrists, then arms were weakening so fast. MMN generally proceeds...
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    ALS in the arms: the Bibrachial Variant

    I'm one of them. I was diagnosed with bibrachial amyotrophic diparesis a few weeks ago. It seems to be more widely known as brachial amyotrophic diplegia. Both have the same acronym BAD. I'm 64 years old and was incorrectly diagnosed with MMN in January. David
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    New diagnosis

    That's good advice, smp51. Thanks, David
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    New diagnosis

    Thanks, Max.
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    New diagnosis

    I guess I can't edit. Excuse the typos. David
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    New diagnosis

    Thanks for your replies. Max, thanks for the suggestion. Appel's diagnostic session sounds intriguing. And, no, I'm not a veteran. Igelb, thanks for the search term ideas. I only take student papers electronically, so that should help. I know I'll need a student worker to help me in class. I...
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    New diagnosis

    I noticed a weak left hand in fall 2013. I saw a neurologist at UT Medicine San Antonio in November and was diagnosed with multifocal motor neuropathy. I started iv immunoglobulin in February. I continued with ivig until June. It was not working. My neurologist said she was leaning toward a...
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