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Charlotte E Thompson, MD, FAAP
Dr Thompson is assistant clinical professor of Pediatrics, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, and the author of Raising a Child with a Neuromuscular Disorder (Oxford University Press; 1999).
Elevated CPK: No short cut to muscular dystrophy diagnosis
A pediatrician with special training in neuromuscular disorders cautions that nothing replaces the traditional workup—a complete history and physical—for diagnosing neuromuscular complaints.