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RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 403-405


Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan

Saba Riaz, Pakeeza Seemal, Asif Islam, Azka Sadique, Asma Iqbal, Farjad Afzal.

Abstract
Objective: To find the frequency of neuromuscular diseases in the patients coming to physiotherapy department of District Head Quarter Teaching Hospital (DHQ) Sargodha and correlate it with the factor of gender and their common symptoms present.
Methodology: This Observational study was conducted among patients visiting department of physiotherapy of DHQ Sargodha from July 1, to December 30, 2017. All age group patients were included having neuromuscular diseases.
Results: Out of 183 neuromuscular patients, 97(53%) were suffering from cervical radiculopathy, followed by sciatica (26.22%) and Bellís palsy (13.11%). These conditions were more common in females as compared to males.
Conclusion: Neuromuscular diseases are common in our community. Cervical radiculopathy was the commonest followed by sciatica and Bellís palsy. Pain was major complaint and female patient ratio was more than males.

Key words: Neuromuscular, Sciatica, Bellís Palsy, Pain, cervical radiculopathy, cerebral palsy.


 
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Riaz S, Seemal P, Islam A, Sadique A, Iqbal A, Afzal F. Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 403-405.


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Riaz S, Seemal P, Islam A, Sadique A, Iqbal A, Afzal F. Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 403-405.



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Riaz S, Seemal P, Islam A, Sadique A, Iqbal A, Afzal F. Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. (2020), [cited May 10, 2020]; 45(2): 403-405.



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Riaz, S., Seemal, . P., Islam, . A., Sadique, . A., Iqbal, . A. & Afzal, . F. (2020) Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ, 45 (2), 403-405.



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Riaz, Saba, Pakeeza Seemal, Asif Islam, Azka Sadique, Asma Iqbal, and Farjad Afzal. 2020. Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 403-405.



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Riaz, Saba, Pakeeza Seemal, Asif Islam, Azka Sadique, Asma Iqbal, and Farjad Afzal. "Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 403-405.



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Riaz, Saba, Pakeeza Seemal, Asif Islam, Azka Sadique, Asma Iqbal, and Farjad Afzal. "Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 45.2 (2020), 403-405. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Riaz, S., Seemal, . P., Islam, . A., Sadique, . A., Iqbal, . A. & Afzal, . F. (2020) Neuromuscular diseases seen in District Head Quarters Hospital, Sargodha, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 403-405.








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