Muscle & Nerve

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Edited By: Lawrence H. Phillips II, MD

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  1. Case of the Month

    1. Myopathy in a patient with systemic AA amyloidosis possibly induced by psoriasis vulgaris: An autopsy case

      Hajime Tanabe, Yoshimitsu Maki, Shogo Urabe, Itsuro Higuchi, Konen Obayashi and Youichi Hokezu

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24771

  2. Letters to the Editor

    1. Novel loss-of-function mutation of the HINT1 gene in a patient with distal motor axonal neuropathy without neuromyotonia

      Francesca Boaretto, Mario Cacciavillani, Maria Luisa Mostacciuolo, Ambra Spalletta, Giuseppe Piscosquito, Davide Pareyson, Giovanni Vazza and Chiara Briani

      Article first published online: 27 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24720

  3. Research Articles

    1. Reliability of the log-transformed EMG amplitude-power output relationship for incremental knee-extensor ergometry

      Travis Eason, Christine R. Gavel, Kyle A. Hawley, Sujay S. Galen and Moh H. Malek

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24561

    2. Electrical impedance myography in duchenne muscular dystrophy and healthy controls: A multicenter study of reliability and validity

      Craig M. Zaidman, Lucy L. Wang, Anne M. Connolly, Julaine Florence, Brenda L. Wong, Julie A. Parsons, Susan Apkon, Namita Goyal, Eugene Williams, Diana Escolar, Seward B. Rutkove, Jose L. Bohorquez and the DART-EIM Clinical Evaluators Consortium*

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24611

    3. Follow-up nerve conduction studies in CIDP after treatment with IGIV-C: Comparison of patients with and without subsequent relapse

      Russell L. Chin, chunqin Deng, Vera Bril, Hans-Peter Hartung, Ingemar S. J. Merkies, Peter D. Donofrio, Pieter A. Van Doorn, Marinos C. Dalakas and Norman Latov

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24624

  4. Letter to the Editor

  5. Letters to the Editor

    1. REPLY:

      Yusuf A. Rajabally

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24742

  6. Letter to the Editor

    1. A carrier with de novo Mutation in the dystrophin gene whose myopathic symptoms became seriously progressive after pregnancy and delivery

      Hiroko Hori, Yasushi Maeda, Masatoshi Ishizaki, Tomoo Hirahara, Masaki Watanabe, Satoshi Yamashita, Taro Yamashita, Makoto Uchino and Yukio Ando

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24744

  7. Short Reports

    1. Old measures and new scores in spinal muscular atrophy patients

      Elena Mazzone, Jacqueline Montes, Marion Main, Anna Mayhew, Danielle Ramsey, Allan M. Glanzman, Sally Dunaway, Rachel Salazar, Amy Pasternak, Janet Quigley, Marika Pane, Maria C. Pera, Mariacristina Scoto, Sonia Messina, Maria Sframeli, Adele D'amico, Marleen Van Den Hauwe, Serena Sivo, Nathalie Goemans, Basil T. Darras, Petra Kaufmann, Enrico Bertini, Darryl C. De Vivo, Francesco Muntoni, Richard Finkel and Eugenio Mercuri

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24748

  8. Issues & Opinions

  9. AANEM Technology Reviews

  10. Short Reports

    1. A novel therapeutic approach for LPIN1 mutation–associated rhabdomyolysis—The Austrian experience

      Karin Pichler, Sabine Scholl-Buergi, Robert Birnbacher, Michael Freilinger, Simon Straub, Jürgen Brunner, Johannes Zschocke, Reginald E. Bittner and Daniela Karall

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24749

  11. Letters to the Editor

  12. Case of the Month

    1. Nerve ultrasound in miller fisher variant of Guillain–Barré syndrome

      Bernhard F. Décard, Joachim Fladt, Hubertus Axer, Dirk Fischer and Alexander Grimm

      Article first published online: 24 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24753

  13. Research Articles

    1. Age-related T2 changes in hindlimb muscles of mdx mice

      Ravneet S. Vohra, Sunita Mathur, Nathan D. Bryant, Sean C. Forbes, Krista Vandenborne and Glenn A. Walter

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24675

  14. Case of the Month

    1. Sarcoid polyneuropathy masquerading as chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

      Neel S. Singhal, Viktoriya S. Irodenko, Marta Margeta and Robert B. Layzer

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24652

  15. Research Articles

    1. Ryanodine and inositol triphosphate receptors modulate facilitation and tetanic depression at the frog neuromuscular junction

      Priscila E. Silveira, Ricardo F. Lima, Jennifer D.S. GuimarÃES, Jordi Molgó, Ligia A. Naves and Christopher Kushmerick

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24571

    2. Reliability and validity of active-seated: An outcome in dystrophinopathy

      Linda P. Lowes, Lindsay N. Alfano, Roger Crawfis, Katherine Berry, Han Yin, Igor Dvorchik, Kevin M. Flanigan and Jerry R. Mendell

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24557

    3. High-resolution ultrasound in ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: A prospective study

      Hanne R. Ellegaard, Anders Fuglsang-Frederiksen, Alexander Hess, Birger Johnsen and Erisela Qerama

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24638

    4. Muscle velocity recovery cycles: Comparison between surface and needle recordings

      Werner J. Z'graggen, Joël P. Trautmann, Delphine Boërio and Hugh Bostock

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24726

    5. Diurnal and day-to-day variation of isometric muscle strength in myasthenia gravis

      Lotte Vinge, Johannes Jakobsen, Asger Roer Pedersen and Henning Andersen

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24696

  16. Case of the Month

    1. Proximal conduction block in the pharyngeal–cervical–brachial variant of guillain–barrÉ syndrome

      Guillaume Taieb, Aude-Marie Grapperon, Yann Duclos, Jérôme Franques, Pierre Labauge, Dimitri Renard, Nobuhiro Yuki and Shahram Attarian

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24729

  17. Letter to the Editor

    1. Reply

      Hung-Chou Kuo

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24732

    2. Reply

      Jae-Sik Jang and Jong Seok Bae

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24731

  18. Letters to the Editor

  19. Research Articles

    1. Dramatic changes in muscle contractile and structural properties after 2 botulinum toxin injections

      Viviane B. Minamoto, Kentaro P. Suzuki, Shannon N. Bremner, Richard L. Lieber and Samuel R. Ward

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24576

    2. Upregulation of interleukin-1β/transforming growth factor-β1 and hypoxia relate to molecular mechanisms underlying immobilization-induced muscle contracture

      Yuichiro Honda, Junya Sakamoto, Jiro Nakano, Hideki Kataoka, Ryo Sasabe, Kyo Goto, Miho Tanaka, Tomoki Origuchi, Toshiro Yoshimura and Minoru Okita

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24558

    3. Quantitative and qualitative adaptations of muscle fibers to glucocorticoids

      Marco Alessandro Minetto, Rizwan Qaisar, Valentina Agoni, Giovanna Motta, Emanuela Longa, Danilo Miotti, Maria Antonietta Pellegrino and Roberto Bottinelli

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24572

    4. Clinical experience of seropositive ganglionic acetylcholine receptor antibody in a tertiary neurology referral center

      Yuebing Li, Adham Jammoul, Karin Mente, Jianbo Li, Robert W. Shields, Steven Vernino and Alexander Rae-Grant

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24559

    5. Radial nerve measurements in nonsymptomatic upper extremities of Filipinos: A cross-sectional study

      Consuelo B. Gonzalez-Suarez, Valentin C. Dones III, Karen Grimmer, Kerry Thoirs, Steven Milanese and Alvin Atlas

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24574

    6. Influence of spinal cord lesion level and severity on H-reflex excitability and recovery curve

      Hatice Kumru, Sergiu Albu, Josep Valls-Sole, Narda Murillo, Josep Maria Tormos and Joan Vidal

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24579

  20. Invited Reviews

  21. Case of the Month

    1. Painful cramps and giant myotonic discharges in a family with the Nav1.4-G1306A mutation

      Torberg Torbergsen, Karin Jurkat-Rott, Erik V. StÅLberg, Sissel Løseth, Anne Hødneø and Frank Lehmann-Horn

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24672

    2. Minimally symptomatic mcardle disease, expanding the genotype–phenotype spectrum

      Petros Petrou, Marios Pantzaris, Maria Dionysiou, Anthi Drousiotou and Theodoros Kyriakides

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24716

  22. Research Articles

    1. Whole plantar nerve conduction study with disposable strip electrodes

      Shoji Hemmi, Katsumi Kurokawa, Taiji Nagai, Toshio Okamoto, Tatsufumi Murakami and Yoshihide Sunada

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24715

    2. Reachable workspace reflects dynamometer-measured upper extremity strength in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

      Jay J. Han, Evan De Bie, Alina Nicorici, Richard T. Abresch, Ruzena Bajcsy and Gregorij Kurillo

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24651

  23. Case of the Month

    1. Coexistence of a T118M PMP22 missense mutation and chromosome 17 (17p11.2-p12) deletion

      Nivedita U. Jerath, John Kamholz, Tiffany Grider, Amy Harper, Andrea Swenson and Michael E. Shy

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24713

  24. Research Articles

    1. Utility of electromyographic fatigue threshold during treadmill running

      Luciano F. Crozara, Alex Castro, Antonio F. De Almeida Neto, Dain P. Laroche, Adalgiso C. Cardozo and Mauro Gonçalves

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24658

  25. Letter to the Editors

  26. Research Articles

    1. Is medial elbow pain correlated with cubital tunnel syndrome? An electrodiagnostic study

      David P. Speach, Daniel J. Lee, Jeffrey D. Reed, Bradley A. Palmer, Patrick Abt and John C. Elfar

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24719

    2. The role of botulinum toxin type a-induced motor endplates after peripheral nerve repair

      Zeynep D. Akdeniz, Mehmet Bayramiçli, Filiz Ateş, Naziye Özkan, Can A. Yucesoy and Feriha Ercan

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24555

    3. Ultrasound characterization of medial gastrocnemius tissue composition in children with spastic cerebral palsy

      Christian A. Pitcher, Catherine M. Elliott, Fausto A. Panizzolo, Jane P. Valentine, Katherine Stannage and Siobhán L. Reid

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24549

    4. Corticosteroid injection in patients with ulnar neuropathy at the elbow: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

      Kiril E.B. vanVeen, Kees (C) L. Alblas, Imanda M.E. Alons, Joost P. Kerklaan, Marry C. Siegersma, Michel Wesstein, Leo H. Visser, Viviane vankasteel and Korné Jellema

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24551

    5. Corneal confocal microscopy for the diagnosis of diabetic autonomic neuropathy

      Mitra Tavakoli, Piyara Begum, John McLaughlin and Rayaz A Malik

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24553

  27. Case of the Month

    1. Cylindrical spirals associated with severe congenital muscle weakness and epileptic encephalopathy

      Edoardo Malfatti, Marcelo Chaves, Remi Bellance, Mai Thao Viou, Elisabeth Sarrazin, Michel Fardeau and Norma B. Romero

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24699

  28. Research Articles

    1. Impact of myasthenia gravis on family planning: How do women with myasthenia gravis decide and why?

      Stephanie Ohlraun, Sarah Hoffmann, Juliane Klehmet, Siegfried Kohler, Ulrike Grittner, Alice Schneider, Peter U. Heuschmann and Andreas Meisel

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24556

    2. Muscle pathology grade for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy biopsies

      Jeffrey M. Statland, Bharati Shah, Don Henderson, Silvere Van Der Maarel, Stephen J. Tapscott and Rabi Tawil

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24621

  29. Letters to the Editor

    1. Meralgia paresthetica caused by a pancreatic pseudocyst

      Kyung-Ha Noh, Dae-Seong Kim and Jin-Hong Shin

      Article first published online: 18 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24701

  30. Case of the Month

    1. Muscle magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in X-linked myopathy with excessive autophagy

      Sandra Mercier, Armelle Magot, Florence Caillon, Bertrand Isidor, Albert David, Xavier Ferrer, Anne Vital, Michelle Coquet, Sini Penttilä, Bjarne Udd, Jean-Marie Mussini and Yann Pereon

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24664

  31. Letter to the Editors

    1. Novel presentation of Pompe disease: Inclusion-body myositis-like clinical phenotype

      Sankar Bandyopadhyay, Matthew Wicklund and Charles S. Specht

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24674

  32. Research Articles

    1. Diagnosis of becker muscular dystrophy: Results of Re-analysis of DNA samples

      Chiara S.M. Straathof, Dave Van Heusden, Pieternella F. Ippel, Jan G. Post, Nicol C. Voermans, Marianne De Visser, Esther Brusse, Janneke C. Van Den Bergen, Anneke J. Van Der Kooi, Jan J.G.M. Verschuuren and Hendrika B. Ginjaar

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24691

    2. Upper extremity 3-dimensional reachable workspace analysis in dystrophinopathy using Kinect

      Jay J. Han, Gregorij Kurillo, Richard T. Abresch, Evan De Bie, Alina Nicorici and Ruzena Bajcsy

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24567

    3. Expression of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 by myofibers in mdx mice

      Maria J. Torres-Palsa, Matthew V. Koziol, Qingnian Goh, Peter A. Cicinelli, Jennifer M. Peterson and Francis X. Pizza

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24626

    4. Electrical impedance myography in the evaluation of the tongue musculature in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

      Sanjana Shellikeri, Yana Yunusova, Jordan R. Green, Gary L. Pattee, James D. Berry, Seward B. Rutkove and Lorne Zinman

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24565

    5. Amelioration of ischemia-reperfusion–induced muscle injury by the recombinant human MG53 protein

      Hua Zhu, Jincai Hou, Janet L. Roe, Ki Ho Park, Tao Tan, Yongqiu Zheng, Lei Li, Cuixiang Zhang, Jianxun Liu, Zhenguo Liu, Jianjie MA and Thomas J. Walters

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24619

    6. Assessment OF aged mdx mice by electrical impedance myography and magnetic resonance imaging

      Jim S. Wu, Jia Li, Robert L. Greenman, David Bennett, Tom Geisbush and Seward B. Rutkove

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24573

    7. Butyrate prevents muscle atrophy after sciatic nerve crush

      Michael E. Walsh, Arunabh Bhattacharya, Yuhong Liu and Holly Van Remmen

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24622

    8. Mortality in myasthenia gravis: A nationwide population–based follow-up study in Denmark

      Julie S. Hansen, Ditte H. Danielsen, Finn E. Somnier, Trine Frøslev, Johannes Jakobsen, Søren P. Johnsen and Henning Andersen

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24697

  33. Case of the Month

    1. A severe congenital myasthenic syndrome with “dropped head” caused by novel MUSK mutations

      Miriam L. Giarrana, Pascal Joset, Heinrich Sticht, Stephanie Robb, Katharina Steindl, Anita Rauch and Andrea Klein

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24687

  34. Research Articles

    1. Pre-morbid type 2 diabetes mellitus is not a prognostic factor in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

      Sabrina Paganoni, Theodore Hyman, Amy Shui, Peggy Allred, Matthew Harms, Jingxia Liu, Nicholas Maragakis, David Schoenfeld, Hong Yu, Nazem Atassi, Merit Cudkowicz and Timothy M. Miller

      Article first published online: 1 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24688

    2. Toward an objective measure of functional disability in dysferlinopathy

      Lisanne Woudt, Gabriella A. Di Capua, Martin Krahn, Claudia Castiglioni, Ricardo Hughes, Mario Campero, Alejandra Trangulao, Patricio González-Hormazábal, Raúl Godoy-Herrera, Nicolas Lévy, Jon Andoni Urtizberea, Lilian Jara and Jorge A. Bevilacqua

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24685

    3. Daily prednisone treatment in duchenne muscular dystrophy in southwest china

      Jun Hu, Yuanzhen Ye, Min Kong, Siqi Hong, Li Cheng, Qiao Wang, Jiaqiang Qin, Lin Zou and Li Jiang

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24665

    4. Tibial nerve F-wave recordings

      Sanjeev D. Nandedkar and Paul E. Barkhaus

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24677

    5. The course and outcome of pregnancy in women with nondystrophic myotonias

      Yuliya Snyder, Colleen Donlin-Smith, Eric Snyder, Eva Pressman and Emma Ciafaloni

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24684

  35. Case of the Month

    1. Neurolymphomatosis: A report of 2 cases representing opposite ends of the clinical spectrum

      Rajat Lahoria, P. James B. Dyck, William R. Macon, Brian A. Crum, Robert J. Spinner, Kimberly K. Amrami, Steven R. Zeldenrust and Jennifer A. Tracy

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24646

    2. Phenotypic variability of CMT4C in a French-Canadian kindred

      Talia L. Varley, Pierre R. Bourque and Steven K. Baker

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24640

  36. Letter to the Editor

    1. Intermittent ulnar nerve compression due to accessory abductor digiti minimi muscle: Crucial diagnostic role of nerve ultrasound

      Daniele Coraci, Riccardo Luchetti, Ilaria Paolasso, Valter Santilli and Luca Padua

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24660

  37. Letters to the Editor

    1. Acute ataxic neuropathy associated with hepatitis E virus infection

      Rose Bruffaerts, Nobuhiro Yuki, Philip Van Damme, Mart Van De Moortele, Magali Wautier, Katrien Lagrou, Frederik Nevens and Maarten Schrooten

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24676

  38. Research Articles

    1. Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

      Doris G. Leung, John A. Carrino, Kathryn R. Wagner and Michael A. Jacobs

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24569

    2. Effects of gender and hand dominance on size of the lower trapezius muscle

      Sureeporn Uthaikhup, Nipaporn Wannaprom and Panuwat Kummaung

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24570

    3. Quantitative muscle ultrasonography in the follow-up of juvenile dermatomyositis

      G. Esther A. Habers, Marco Van Brussel, Kavish J. Bhansing, Esther P. Hoppenreijs, Anjo J.W.M. Janssen, Annet Van Royen-Kerkhof and Sigrid Pillen

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24564

    4. Gene expression and fiber type variations in repeated vastus lateralis biopsies

      Niklas Boman, Jonas Burén, Henrik Antti and Michael B. Svensson

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24616

  39. Editorial

  40. Research Articles

    1. Effect of caffeine on intrinsic mechanical properties of normal and malignant hyperthermia-susceptible muscle

      Thomas Metterlein, Edmund Hartung, Norbert Roewer and Martin Anetseder

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24580

    2. Demographic and clinical features of inclusion body myositis in north America

      A. David Paltiel, Einar Ingvarsson, Donald K. K. Lee, Richard L. Leff, Richard J. Nowak, Kurt D. Petschke, Seth Richards-Shubik, Ange Zhou, Martin Shubik and Kevin C. O'Connor

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24562

  41. Editorials

    1. Stem cell therapy in ALS: Possible benefit?

      Lawrence H. Phillips II

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.24180

  42. Letters to the Editor

    1. Reply

      J. Casanova-Molla and J. Valls-Solé

      Article first published online: 19 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/mus.23351

  43. Invited Reviews

  44. Letters to the Editor

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