Multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block: a study of 24 patients.

@article{Bouche1995MultifocalMN,
  title={Multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block: a study of 24 patients.},
  author={Pierre Bouche and A. Moulonguet and Amena Ben Younes-Chennoufi and David Adams and Nicole Baumann and Vincent Meininger and J. M. L{\'e}ger and G{\'e}rard Said},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1995},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={38-44}
}
Twenty four patients with pure motor neuropathy are reported. The chronic motor involvement associated with fasciculations and cramps, mainly in the arms, led, in most patients, to an initial diagnosis of motor neuron disease. In some patients (nine of 24), there was no appreciable muscle atrophy. Tendon reflexes were often absent or weak. The finding of persistent multifocal conduction block confined to motor nerve fibres raises questions about the nature and the importance of this syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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