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Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo
1st floor, D1 clinic
219 Bryant Street
Buffalo, NY 14222

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Neuromuscular Disease

There are over 40 different types of neuromuscular conditions, and an accurate diagnosis is critical. Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo physicians use numerous evaluations to correctly diagnosis patients, such as conducting a thorough medical history and clinical evaluation, electrodiagnostic studies, blood samples, genetic studies, and possibly a muscle or nerve biopsy.

Neuromuscular diseases can be grouped into the following categories:

  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Motor Neuron Diseases
  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Congenital Myopathies 
  • Neuromuscular Junction Diseases
  • Peripheral Nerve Disease
  • Multisystem Myopathies including Mitochondrial Myopathies 
  • Other Myopathies