Neuromuscular diseases cover more than 700 diagnoses affecting the motor nerve cells, peripheral nerves and muscles. Many are of the notion that neuromuscular diseases are rare, which is true for many individual diseases, but neuromuscular diseases as a whole affect more than 5% of the population in Western countries, largely driven by the high prevalence of neuropathies. Many neuromuscular diseases are chronic, give severe motor disability, and present a major socio-economic burden for society. With the advent of better diagnostic capabilities and opportunities to treat, neuromuscular centers become increasingly important. With more than 4,000 outpatient visits and more than 700 inpatients yearly, our neuromuscular clinic is one of the largest in northern Europe. The clinic is a tertiary referral center for neuromuscular diseases, in which several conditions, treatments and diagnostic procedures are unique for Denmark, and The National Board of Health has appointed the clinic a status of highly specialized center for diagnostics and treatment of neuromuscular diseases.
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