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Acute neuromuscular weakness.

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Dr Dariush Saeedi, Dr Vijay Bangar
Foundation Years Journal, volume 5, issue 4, p.40 (123Doc Education, London, May 2011)


A 37 years old lady presented to the medical admissions unit (MAU) with a seven-day history of increasing pain, limb weakness and altered sensation in her hands and feet. This case based discussion focuses on the assessment of acute neuromuscular weakness, and the relevant differential diagnosis, investigations and management.

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Dr Dariush Saeedi

Foundation Year 2, General Practice, Halifax

Dr Vijay Bangar

Consultant Physician, Diabetes and Endocrinology,
Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax


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