Update in Internal Medicine 2021: Approach to the Adult Patient with Suspected Neuromuscular Disease

In this presentation David Lacomis, MD, identifies the symptoms of neuromuscular diseases, and explains how to initiate an evaluation for myopathy and polyneuropathy.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the symptoms of neuromuscular diseases
  • Explain how to initiate an evaluation for myopathy
  • Explain how to initiate an evaluation for polyneuropathy


No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 11/16/2021 | Last Modified On: 11/30/2022 | Expires: 11/16/2023


November 16, 2021


November 16, 2023

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David Lacomis, MD

David Lacomis, MD

Professor of Neurology and Pathology Chief, Neuromuscular Division Director, MDA Clinic Co-Director EMG Laboratory, UPMC-Presbyterian

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