Kinga K Tomczak

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Recent work has significantly enhanced our understanding of the centronuclear myopathies and, in particular, myotubular myopathy. These myopathies share similar morphologic appearances with other diseases, namely the presence of hypotrophic myofibers with prominent internalized or centrally placed nuclei. Early workers suggested that this alteration(More)
Nemaline myopathy (NM) is the most common of several congenital myopathies that present with skeletal muscle weakness and hypotonia. It is clinically heterogeneous and the diagnosis is confirmed by identification of nemaline bodies in affected muscles. The skeletal muscle alpha-actin gene (ACTA1) is one of five genes for thin filament proteins identified so(More)
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