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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis diagnosis

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis diagnosis
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Overview

Type of care

Outpatient

Method

Diagnostic

About the offer

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a neurological disorder with symptoms that gradually develop, including muscle weakness, twitching, stiffness, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, muscle wasting, breathing problems, and changes in emotional expression. These signs can be similar to other neurological conditions (tumors, infections, injuries), so consulting a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and diagnosis is essential for detecting and excluding them. The diagnostic process begins with an essential evaluation that involves tests and a physical exam to check muscle strength, reflexes, and muscle wasting or twitching. Next, various tests assess muscle and nerve function. Next, lab tests are performed to rule out other conditions and uncover any underlying issues like inflammation. If necessary, imaging tests help exclude other neurological disorders, such as tumors. Finally, genetic testing is done to find related gene mutations if a family history of ALS exists. The ALS diagnosis is used when a person shows symptoms indicating the disease or when other conditions with similar symptoms need elimination. Identifying the disease accurately enables timely intervention and management, ruling out similar conditions and leading to proper treatment and care. This allows for personalized treatment plans tailored to the patient's needs and symptoms, enhancing their quality of life and symptom elimination.

What’s included

Medical service

Examination
  • clinical history-taking
  • medical records review
  • physical examination
  • consultation with a neurologist
Laboratory tests
  • complete blood count (CBC)
  • biochemical analysis of blood (kidney and liver function tests)
  • inflammation blood tests
  • DNA test panel for ALS (on the indication, price is not included)
Diagnosis
  • neurological examination
  • electromyography
  • nerve conduction study
  • MRI scan of the spine (on the indication, price is not included)
Other
  • cost of essential materials
  • nursing service
  • discharge medical records
  • further recommendations

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FAQ

How long does the offer take?

The offer is designed for 5 days.

Does the offer require you to stay in the clinic overnight?

No, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis diagnosis is an outpatient deal.

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What are the age restrictions?

The offer is eligible for both adults and kids.

Can I customize the content of the offer?

Yes, the components of the deal can be changed. Get in touch with a vendor to create a personalized proposal.

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