FRANK H. TYLER, M.D.; F. E. STEPHENS, Ph.D.
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In the literature, childhood progressive muscular dystrophy has not been differentiated from other types of muscular disease and, in many cases, has been included with other forms of dystrophy in a common description, with the result that its clinical manifestations and its inheritance have been confused. We have pointed out previously1, 2 that there are two easily identified groups of patients with progressive muscular dystrophy—the facioscapulohumeral and the childhood types—and that patients having a typical pattern of muscular atrophy fit well into one of these two groups with only an occasional exception.
We have already described in detail3 the
TYLER FH, STEPHENS FE. STUDIES IN DISORDERS OF MUSCLE. IV. THE CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS AND INHERITANCE OF CHILDHOOD PROGRESSIVE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY1. Ann Intern Med. ;35:169–185. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-1-169
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(1):169-185.
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