Muscle ultrasonography and electromyography correlation for evaluation of floppy infants

@article{Aydnl2003MuscleUA,
  title={Muscle ultrasonography and electromyography correlation for evaluation of floppy infants},
  author={Nur Aydınlı and Barış Baslo and Mine Çalışkan and Mustafa Ertas and Meral {\"O}zmen},
  journal={Brain and Development},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={22-24}
}
Floppiness in an infant may have a number of different etiologies from disorders of the brain to spinal cord lesions, neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders and myopathies. In this study we aimed to investigate the correlation of muscle ultrasonography (US) and electromyography (EMG) in the diagnosis of floppy infants. The study encompassed 41 floppy infants aged 2-24 months. The muscle US and EMG examinations were performed without awareness of the clinical diagnosis. The final… CONTINUE READING

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