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The major advances of the last decade in the diagnosis of neuromuscular diseases stemmed from the application of methods of histochemistry to the processing of muscle biopsies. Unfortunately, these methods, upon which modern diagnosis, prognosis, management, genetic counseling, and properly conducted research must be based, are not adequately covered, much less emphasized, in this book. Consequently both the subtle and obvious differential features made possible by histochemical staining are not discussed, and neuromuscular conditions diagnosable only by the use of such methods are omitted. Associated with these sins of omission are sins of commission, with the text abounding in errors,
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Pathology of Muscle.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:297. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-2-297_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(2):297.
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