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Limb girdle muscular dystrophy type 2 G (LGMD2G) is caused by mutations in the telethonin gene. Only few families were described presenting this disease, and they are mainly Brazilians. Here, we identified one additional case carrying the same common c.157C > T mutation in the telethonin gene but with an atypical histopathological muscle pattern. In a(More)
Alcohol has been shown to reduce serum calcium concentrations in several animal studies. In humans, using relatively low doses of alcohol, however, the results were inconclusive. In addition, the effect of alcohol consumption on serum magnesium concentrations is controversial. To elucidate the influence of alcohol ingestion on serum calcium and magnesium in(More)
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