J A Martinez-Matos

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A 27-year-old woman of Moldavian origin presented at the age of 15 with progressive proximal limb weakness and painful cramps in her calf muscles. Clinical examination revealed prominent muscle weakness in proximal muscles of the lower extremities and distal anterior compartment of legs, and mild weakness in shoulder girdle muscles. In addition, she had(More)
Immunohistochemical studies using antibodies to myogenic regulatory factors (MRFs) Myo D, myogenin, myf-5, and myf-6, and transcription factors c-Fos and c-Jun, were performed on muscle biopsies from patients suffering from Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies, polymyositis, and denervation atrophy, to investigate whether expression of these factors(More)
The development of non-pyramidal neurons was studied in the rat sensorymotor cortex during the fetal and early postnatal periods with Golgi's method. Additional data of the early stages were obtained using autoradiography and electron microscopy. Horizontal neurons in the marginal layer were found from the 15th postconceptional (pc.) day (cellular birthday:(More)
A 49-year-old man developed mononeuritis multiplex associated with angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy. The biopsy of the sural nerve revealed focal reduction of myelinated fibres and axonal degeneration, as well as perivascular inflammatory infiltrates composed of lymphocytes and plasma cells, exhibiting policlonal immunoglobulin expression, proliferation(More)
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