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An instrument used in the diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders that produces an audio or visual record of the electrical activity of a skeletal muscle by means of an electrode inserted into the muscle or placed on the skin.

e·lec′tro·my′o·graph′ic adj.
e·lec′tro·my′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
e·lec′tro·my·og′ra·phy (-mī-ŏg′rə-fē) n.


(Medicine) med a technique for recording the electrical activity of muscles: used in the diagnosis of nerve and muscle disorders


A diagnostic method of examining the electrical activity of the muscles using metal probes that are inserted into the muscles.
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Noun1.electromyography - diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis


n. electromiografía.
1. grabación de la actividad eléctrica generada en un músculo para uso de diagnóstico;
2. estudio de laboratorio sobre electrodiagnóstico que incluye no sólo la electromiografía sino también estudios sobre la conducción de los nervios.

electromyography (EMG)

n electromiografía (EMG)
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It is not known if an electroneuromyography study was administered.
Diagnosis of the shoulder pathology was based on the patient's history, a clinical examination, conventional radiography, a subacromial injection test (SIT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as well as electroneuromyography when needed.
Evaluation of diagnostic accuracy of Colour Duplex Scanning, compared to electroneuromyography, diagnostic score and surgical outcomes, in Pudendal Neuralgia by entrapment: A prospective study on 96 patients.
Electroneuromyography studies showed: Right side predominant ulnar nerve involvement, with right radial nerve, medial nerve, and left superficial peroneal nerve in Lower limb suggestive of mononeuritis multiplex.
On clinical examination, he presented carpal tunnel syndrome, confirmed by electroneuromyography, and an altered general state, with probable associated depression.
Stimulation electroneuromyography (ENMG) was performed prior to botulotoxin-A injections (pre-treatment) and 15 days after (post-treatment).
Patients also undergo audiometry, electroneuromyography, routine blood testing, and high-resolution computed tomography (CT).

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