Myopathies and Dystonia


For suspected primary muscle disease e.g. Adult muscular dystrophies, new onset weakness, refer to Neurology

Inflammatory muscle disorders e.g. Polymyalgia rheumatica, consider Rheumatology

Consider testing blood for CK, inflammatory markers, Ca, Mg, TSH.

NICE guidance NG 127






Review Date                              18/02/2020

Next Review Date                      18/02/2021

Author                                      Dr Andrew Sharp

Contributor                                Dr Brendan McLean Consultant Neurology RCHT


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