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Muscle atrophy not related to disuse

Discussion in 'Skeleton, Skin, Muscles, Hair, Teeth, and Nails' started by viggster, Aug 16, 2017.

  1. viggster

    viggster Senior Member

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    Interesting. Which test includes these antibodies? I did the CellTrend panel and some other panel with Kaufman whose name I'm forgetting. I am going ahead with IVIG after I get back home from NIH in a few weeks. My local doc wrote a letter to Medicare to get it for me. I guess Medicare does not need the prior authorization, so we'll see how many months I can get before Medicare starts getting cranky about it.
     
  2. pattismith

    pattismith Senior Member

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    I suppose Dr Kaufman tested the same panels for Ginger than for you. Did you have any positive results?
    Finger crossed you will have your IVIG soon!
     
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    Gingergrrl Senior Member

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    The panel that discovered my autoantibodies (PAVAL) was done by a Neuro who sent the blood to Mayo and then I did Cell Trend on my own. But Dr. K is the doctor who interpreted my results and helped me to get treatment although my MCAS doc is the prescriber so I can do the treatments locally.

    @viggster Best wishes with your IVIG and please keep us posted.
     
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