Gene panel testing can diagnose muscle disorders in outpatient clinics

Takeaway

  • Gene panel testing is a useful diagnostic tool in adults and children with suspected muscle disorders in outpatient clinics.

Why this matters

    As gene specific treatments are increasingly used, obtaining a molecular diagnosis in people with muscle disorders is increasingly important to try and alter the disease course; these findings support the use of gene panel testing in these individuals.

Want to read more?

Log in or sign up to access all Neurodiem content.

Already have an account? Log In

International Medical Press is a global provider of independent medical education. Its mission is to provide healthcare professionals with high-quality, trusted medical information with the aim of helping optimize patient care.

No responsibility is assumed by International Medical Press for any injury and/or damage to persons or property through negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions, or ideas contained in the material herein. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, International Medical Press recommends that independent verification of diagnoses and drug dosages should be made. The opinions expressed do not reflect those of International Medical Press or the sponsor. International Medical Press assumes no liability for any material contained herein.