Disorders of the motor unit

Helga Binder, Angeles Badell, Dennis D Dykstra, Jessie K.M. Easton, Dennis J. Matthews, Gabriella E. Molnar, Stephen F. Noll, Jane C.S. Perrin

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This self-directed learning module addresses diagnostic and rehabilitation issues in children with the most common disorders of the motor unit. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Conditions occurring only in infancy or childhood and differences in diagnostic and rehabilitation approaches as compared with those used in adults are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Issue number5 SUPPL.
StatePublished - May 1989


  • Birth injuries
  • Congenital low muscle tone
  • Congenital neuromuscular diseases
  • Infantile botulism
  • Rehabilitation


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