Author | William S. David, MD, PhD

Articles

The Differential Diagnosis of Weakness: 5 Cases

December 01, 2007

Determining the cause of generalized weakness can be a daunting task, since the differential diagnosis is vast. An overall approach to the patient who complains of generalized weakness is presented in our article

Weakness: Guidelines for a Cost-Effective Workup

December 01, 2007

The differential diagnosis of generalized weakness is enormous; it includes disorders at all levels of the neur-axis. A variety of electrophysiological, pathological, radiographic, and other laboratory studies may be indicated depending on the specific diagnostic possibilities; costs can be controlled if such investigations are selected judiciously.