[Cervical collar therapy for juvenile muscular atrophy of distal upper extremity (Hirayama disease): results from 38 cases].
- Published Article
Rinshō shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 2001
Cervical collar therapy induces a premature arrest of this disease. Improvement is expected in patients who have shorter duration of illness and have mild cord atrophy in a neutral neck position. Early diagnosis and therapeutic intervention may minimize the functional disability of young patients.
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