• Corpus ID: 40058224

Differential Diagnosis of Neuromuscular Disorders Presenting in Newborns

  title={Differential Diagnosis of Neuromuscular Disorders Presenting in Newborns},
  author={Dawn E. Peredo and Mark C. Hannibal},


Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis of the Hypotonic Infant
In the evaluation and diagnosis of the hypotonic infant, careful attention should be paid to the history and clinical examination as one is likely to get more help from these in arriving at a diagnosis than from many of the more sophisticated and specialized investigations.
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    Rhode Island medical journal
  • 1989
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This study determined the diagnostic profile of newborns with hypotonia and analyzed the usefulness of different procedures in the diagnostic process to assist the neonatologist when deciding the diagnostic approach to floppy newborns.
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The list of possible diagnoses for floppiness in infancy is extensive, with potentially hundreds of rare diseases. Nonetheless, most floppy infants have distinctive features in the history, the
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Systematic evaluation of a floppy infant followed by careful selection of investigations (karyotype, DNA-based diagnostic tests, and cranial imaging) can maximize diagnostic yield.