Long-term follow-up of 44 patients with brachial monomelic amyotrophy.

  title={Long-term follow-up of 44 patients with brachial monomelic amyotrophy.},
  author={Mandaville Gourie-Devi and Atchayaram Nalini},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={107 3},
OBJECTIVES Monomelic amyotrophy of a single upper limb termed "brachial monomelic amyotrophy" (BMMA) is a benign lower motor neuron disorder in the young, with male preponderance, insidious onset of atrophy and weakness, electromyographic evidence of neurogenic pattern without conduction block, slow progression for 2-4 years followed by a stationary course. The aim of the study was to determine whether (i) atrophy and weakness in the affected limb progresses beyond 5 years; (ii) the illness… CONTINUE READING
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