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  • Diagnostic tests the doctor may order include: measurements of potassium, (K) creatine kinase,(CK) lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) and pyruvate kinase (PK) and certain antibodies in the blood; muscle tissue biopsy; and electromyogram (EMG).
  • Electromyogram: This activity measures small movements in the muscles including leg movements, facial movements and others which also help technicians to know if you are in REM sleep.
  • As part of this examination, imaging studies such as CT and MRI may be done and electrodiagnostic muscle function tests (electromyogram) or lumbar punctures may be ordered.
  • Nerve conduction studies and an electromyogram (EMG) are usually performed together to provide a comprehensive assessment of nerve and muscle function.
  • In the electromyogram, a very thin, sterilized needle is inserted into various muscles, usually those affected most by spasticity symptoms.

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