Learn More
In order to assess the pathogenesis of myopathological alterations induced by zidovudine, we studied muscle samples from 21 patients infected by human immunodeficiency virus with zidovudine myopathy. Cytochrome c oxidase histoenzymatic reaction was evaluated in skeletal muscle fibres and arterial smooth muscle cells. Other investigations included(More)
Fenoverine is a spasmolytic drug that inhibits calcium channel currents. We describe the clinicopathologic findings in two patients with fenoverine-induced rhabdomyolysis, of whom one died. A transient left-bundle-branch block was observed in both patients. In one case, pre-existing hepatic dysfunction may have induced accumulation of the drug. Concurrent(More)
  • 1