Paediatric Neuromuscular Diagnostic and Management Program
The Queen Mary Hospital & Duchess Of Kent Children Hospital (QMH & DKCH) Neuromuscular Disorder (NMD) Program is leaded by Paediatric Neurology and Professional colleagues experienced in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of children with different neuromuscular disease. These diseases required timely comprehensive evaluation, and expert diagnosis investigations. Our team is dedicated to provide the most comprehensive, specialized and updated care for our patients.
Under the Neuromuscular Disorder Program, the Paediatric Neurologists and other specialists diagnose and treat children and patients with childhood onset myopathies, muscular dystrophies, peripheral neuropathies, motor neuron diseases and neuromuscular junction disorders.
In addition to the regular out-patient Neuromuscular Disorder clinic consultation, Neuromuscular Diagnostic conference conultation, the NMD program also provides in-patient neuromuscular consultation and a full range of diagnostic services and interventions, working closely with other subspecialties to provide individualized comprehensive care for each patient.
When will your child be referred to our NMD program?
When you or your family doctor has the following concerns
- Low muscle tone
- Muscle weakness
- Delay in acquiring motor skills
- Delay in walking
- Joint contractures