Neuromuscular Disorders

  • Gerald S. Golden
Part of the Topics in Pediatrics book series (TIPE)


Neuromuscular disorders are those conditions primarily involving the motor unit: the anterior horn cell, peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, and muscle. Although there are a number of clinical similarities among these diseases, they are extremely diverse pathologically and in terms of treatment, prognosis, and genetics.


Spinal Muscular Atrophy Neuromuscular Disorder Anterior Horn Cell Familial Dysautonomia Nemaline Myopathy 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald S. Golden
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, The Health Science CenterUniversity of Tennessee, MemphisMemphisUSA

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