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Muscle biopsy
Dec 14, 2008
... I've talked about my own biopsy before but in short, the biopsy will reveal a few things. ... (7 replies)
... Unfortunately, the slides from my first biopsy were not readable so my current Neuro could not evaluate them. However, he said even if we find out which MD I have, he's certain that there won't be a treatment for it and nothing would change as far as treatments or plans. ... (9 replies)
Possible MD?
May 19, 2011
... My muscle biopsy shows damaged shriveled up muscles cells and my EMG shows muscle malfunction. So.....I do have MD but we don't know what kind. It could be a mutation or one of the many types that still have no genetic test. ... (19 replies)

... then you have early muscle damage and the enzyme is leaking into your blood stream. ... (1 replies)
... I am one of those parents with a child with MD that Mark was talking about. It is nice to meet you. ... (8 replies)
Possible MD?
Mar 10, 2011
... so that means I'm another step nearer to a complete diagnosis. I am undergoing a muscle biopsy tomorrow and am having genetic testing done aswell, I'm not exactly looking forward to that procedure but I guess it will tell a lot more. ... (19 replies)
... gridle MD as well as my uncle and has for over 20 years. As 22 years of age I am noticing some sypmtoms of MD arriving. Is anyone out there able to share with me the steps they took on finding out if they had MD and what type of tests are involved in finding out. ... (1 replies)
... sorry you can't get a definite diagnosis for whatever it is you suffer from. I have LGMD 2I and was one of the "lucky" ones who could get a diagnosis through a muscle biopsy and genetic blood test. Your symptoms sound very similar to what I think most of us here have or are experiencing. ... (4 replies)
... CFS but a different doctor I saw thought I should have a muscle biopsy for MD. ... (0 replies)
... m new to the boards and have finally decided to post. My daughter, Sydney, was diagnosed with congenital MD, merosin positive, subtype unknown back in 2004 via muscle biopsy. She was a floppy baby, but did walk by 15 mos old. ... (4 replies)
... out here to talk to. I'm 27 and found out about 8 months ago that I have MD. We have done so many tests to determine the form, but it is still unknown. I had my muscle biopsy about a year ago and it's so frustrating! ... (9 replies)
Possible MD?
May 19, 2011
... I got the results of the genetic testing and the muscle biopsy. It looks like I have beckers muscular dystrophy. The biopsy supports this. ... (19 replies)
Muscle biopsy
Dec 15, 2008
... Mark, thanks for all that information. I'll be on the lookout for what showed up in your biopsy when I have my meeting in January. He only put the needle in one area and the needle hurt. After that, all I felt was a bit of pressure. ... (7 replies)
... old son, he doesn't have the condition, however we're trying for no 2 next month and if it's a girl, she would definitely be a carrier which means she would pass MD on to her sons, quite a difficult thing to think about. ... (3 replies)
Coping with MD?
Apr 6, 2011
... I'm waiting for the muscle biopsy appontment on 27 April. I've read alot in internet, sometimes there are hopes and sometimes not... ... (13 replies)
... My name is Bryan. I'm 25 and was recently diagnosed with Miyoshi Myopathy Dystrophy. They did not need a muscle biopsy to diagnose me. ... (1 replies)
... There are many tests to help diagnose MD. EMG, Muscle Biopsy and DNA Blood tests. ... (5 replies)
Jul 17, 2010
... ou are born with a DNA mutation or deletion that causes it, either as a child or later in life. I've never in all my years of research heard of anyone "catching" MD or being exposed to a situation that "causes" MD. But I guess it's possible. ... (1 replies)
... ased fatigue, muscle pain all over but concentrated more in my thighs and back, heart palpitations, left hip and knee pain and in the past year noticed increased muscle weakness, dizziness. ... (10 replies)
... Girdle MD as one of the possible diagnoses. ... (8 replies)

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