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Although this monograph is one of the series of American Lectures in Living Chemistry, it is not concerned with chemical alterations in muscular dystrophy. It is a clinical study of 50 male patients with pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy who have been followed for from 3 to more than 10 years and a histopathologic study of a small number of these patients. The author's sole purpose is to attempt to explain the pattern of wasting in this form of muscular dystrophy. There is a brief but interesting summary of the clinical and histopathologic observations of Duchenne, Gower, and others and a useful
Studies of Pseudohypertrophic Muscular Dystrophy.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:971. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-6-971_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(6):971.
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