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(M2.CV.32) A 73-year-old man visits a neurologist for "sciatica". He states that he has been having pains in his thighs and buttocks on both sides. On questioning, he reveals that it worsens with exertion and has been limiting his physical activity. Medications include antihypertensives, oral hypoglycemics, and sildenafil. On exam, he is noted to have symmetrically atrophied lower extremity muscles. From where does this patient's disease process likely originate? Topic Review Topic

1. Neuromuscular junction
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