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Periodic Paralysis, myotonia, channelopathy and ME

Discussion in 'Neurological: Multiple Sclerosis' started by Jenny TipsforME, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. duncan

    duncan Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I understood @strategist question to be directed not at the diagnosis, but at how the term paralysis was being employed in the label Periodic Paralysis. If I was right, then PP likely would be correct provided it's a channelopathy - despite no paralysis being evident. PP is an overarching term(s) that encompasses a spectrum of symptoms and manifestations that range from muscle weakness to paralysis to cardiomyopathy to overt physical abnormalities etc.
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  2. Jonathan Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    I was aware of that.

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