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MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS >> Test >> Nerve Tests

Nerve conduction studies (see Diagnosis of Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders: Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies) help determine whether the nerves supplying the muscles are functioning normally. Electromyography (see Diagnosis of Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders: Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies), often performed at the same time as nerve conduction studies, is a test in which electrical impulses in the muscles are recorded to help determine how well the impulses from the nerves are reaching the connection between nerves and muscles (neuromuscular junction) and, from there, the muscles.

Nerve conduction studies, together with electromyography, help indicate whether there is a problem primarily in the muscles (such as myositis or muscular dystrophy); in the nervous system, which supplies the muscles (such as a stroke, spinal cord problem, or polyneuropathy); or with the neuromuscular junction (such as myasthenia gravis). Nerve conduction studies are particularly useful in diagnosis of disorders of peripheral nerves, such as polyarteritis nodosa and ulnar nerve palsy.

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