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Here is a quick mnemonic “DISORDER to remember about Neuromuscular Junction Weakness

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Neuromuscular Junction Weakness : How To Remember Easily ?

  • D – Disorders affect neuro-muscular junctions, causing weakness.
  • I – In myasthenia gravis, muscle strength declines despite effort.
  • S – Strength is influenced by preceding muscle activity.
  • O – Over time, the number of activated muscle fibers varies.
  • R – Resting state of neuromuscular junctions determines muscle activation.
  • D – Disorders result in variable degrees and distribution of weakness.
  • E – Effort may not sustain or improve strength in affected muscles.
  • R – Repeated contractions lead to declining strength in certain disorders.

Mnemonic : DISORDER

Dr. Arin Nandi

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