Sunday, March 15, 2009

Differential diagnosis of head drop

1. ALS
2. GBS/CIDP
3. MG
4. IBM/DM/PM
5. PD/Parkinsonism
6. Isolated neck extensor myopathy
7. Congenital muscular dystrophy (mutations in LMNA or SEPN1 genes)
8. Congenital myopathy (nemaline)
9. Hypothyroidism
10. Syringomyelia
11. Post mantle irradiation

1 comment:

Hoda said...

Don't forget brachio-cervical inflammatory myopathy (60% will have head drop)