I had an EMG and the results are: There is electrodiagnos
Patient :I had an EMG and the results are:
There is electrodiagnostic evidence of chronic denervation in the right peroneus longus, without acute or ongoing denervation.
There is electrodiagnostic evidence of chronic denervation in the right gastrocnemius, without acute or ongoing denervation.
Given the change in symptoms (from prior EMG) and decreased activation in the right lower extremity, a central process should be considered.
Symptoms: I have a history of lumbar surgeries, with some new symptoms. I am not looking here for treatment options; I just want help understanding these findings.
Read and understood your concerns.
As per the reports you have posted, central process should be considered and the history of lumbar surgeries, it appears in a nutshell that the corresponding nerves might have been affected at the nerve root before or after the surgery.
It says the denervation of both the muscles is chronic (without acute or ongoing meaning that the denervation has already occurred long back and at the moment there is no new one.)
You have mentioned in the symptoms: ''I have a history of lumbar surgeries, with some new symptoms. I am not looking here for treatment options; I just want help understanding these findings''.
May I please know a few things so that we can discuss further and can help me to assist you more:
- Since when Have you got the symptoms- the old and the new?
- Was the surgery performed before the symptoms appeared or after to relieve the symptoms?
- Please let us know, what was the surgery done.
Please give the feedback and more information so that we can discuss further.
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