Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history, and perform a physical exam. Tests may include the following:
- Electromyography (EMG) —a test that measures and records electrical activity generated in muscle at rest and in response to muscle contraction
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) —a test that uses magnetic waves to make pictures of structures inside the head
- Computed tomography (CT) scan —a type of x-ray that uses a computer to make pictures of structures inside the head
- Angiography —an x-ray exam of the blood vessels when they are filled with a contrast material
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