Myopathies are a heterogeneous group of disorders that can be challenging to diagnose. The purpose of this review is to provide a diagnostic approach based predominantly upon the clinical history and neurologic examination.
myopathy proximal dm2 Adult onset
Very highly elevated CK serum levels, nuclei internalization, muscle fibers necrosis and regeneration, and inflammatory infiltrates are typically observed. Clinical assessment of hip strength using a hand-held dynamometer is reliable. Myotonic dystrophy type 2: an update on clinical aspects, genetic and pathomolecular mechanism.
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External link. J Mol Biol. Paraspinal histology in myopathy may show pathology even if limb muscle biopsy is normal Narayanaswami et al. The exact reason why cataracts occur in DM is not known.