Table 1

Frequencies of nEMG abnormality patterns in paired muscles among 14 patients with a non-contiguous (skipping) pattern

(A) The patterns in the paraspinal muscle pairs
 FDI (C8)++++
 Number of patients4235
(B) The patterns in the thigh muscle pairs
 FDI (C8)++++
 VM (L3/4)++
 BF (S1)++
 Number of patients9104
  • +, abnormal spontaneous EMG activities present; −, abnormal spontaneous activities absent; BF, biceps femoris; FDI, first dorsal interosseous; T10PS, T10 paraspinalis; L5PS, L5 paraspinalis; VM, vastus medialis.