Muscular Dystrophy tests
Muscular Dystrophy

Tests could include:

  • Electromyography is a procedure that assesses the health of muscles and nerves. Learn more about the electromyography procedure, risks, and results.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The creatine phosphokinase test measures the amount of creatine phosphokinase (CPK) in your blood. It helps assess damage in the brain, muscle tissue, or heart.
    Source:HLCMS
  • This test measures the level of myoglobin in your bloodstream. Learn more about why it's used and what you can expect.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your body converts a form of sugar called glucose into energy. This process requires a number of different steps. One important component in the process is an enzyme known as aldolase. Aldolase can be found throughout the body; concentrations are ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A muscle biopsy is a procedure that removes a small sample of tissue for testing in a laboratory. The test can help your doctor to see if you have an infection or disease in your muscles.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An electrocardiogram is a painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Your doctor may order this test if they think you have a heart problem.
    Source:HLCMS
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