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Clinical features predictive of a poor prognosis in acute porphyria
Sirs: Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) is an inherited metabolic disease due to a deficiency of the third enzyme, porphobilinogen deaminase, in heme biosynthesis. Acute porphyrias manifest as acuteExpand
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Myogenic scapuloperoneal syndrome - muscular dystrophy in the K. kindred. Reexamination of the K. family described for the first time by Oransky in 1927.
Additional study of six generations belonging to the K. kindred, which were previously investigated by Oransky in 1927 was carried out. 18 members of this kindred were studied. At the early stages ofExpand
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The myogenic scapulo‐peroneal syndrome. Muscular dystrophy in the K. kindred: Clinical study and genetics
Additional study was carried out of six generations belonging to the K. kindred, which were previously investigated by Oransky (1927). Eighteen members of this kindred were studied. In the earlyExpand
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What is Davidenkov's scapuloperoneal amyotrophy: is it a myopathic entity or a neurogenic syndrome? What was Davidenkov's opinion concerning this knotty problem?
  • V. Kazakov
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • 31 January 2003
In the literature the opinion has been advanced that Davidenkov isolated neural scapuloperoneal amyotrophy as a special variant of the neural disorder named the peroneal muscular atrophy ofExpand
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Terminal intramuscular motor innervation and motor end-plates in thyrotoxic myopathy
  • V. Kazakov
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • 31 December 1992
Thyrotoxic myopathy was induced in 64 mice. Examination of their muscles revealed excessive axonal branching and degenerative changes of preterminal axons. Moreover, the mean diameter of theirExpand
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[Thyrotoxic myopathy (clinical picture, diagnosis and principles of treatment)].
  • V. Kazakov
  • Medicine
  • Zhurnal nevropatologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S…
  • 1987
A series of 263 patients with thyrotoxic myopathy (TM) (47 males and 216 females) were studied. A total of 151 patients were investigated by the author and 112 case reports were taken from theExpand
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Chronic spinal muscular atrophy simulating facioscapulohumeral type and limb-girdle type of muscular dystrophy. Report of two cases.
Two cases of chronic spinal muscular atrophy simulating the clinical picture of the facioscapulohumeral type and limb-girdle type of muscular dystrophy are reported. Both patients had a waddlingExpand
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Pathogenesis of experimental thyrotoxic myopathy.
Focal degenerative changes of skeletal muscle fibers (decrease in mean diameter, excessive axonal branching and a decrease in the mean diameter of motor end-plates together with a reduction of theirExpand
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The facio-scapulo-limb (or the facioscapulohumeral) type of muscular dystrophy. Clinical and genetic study of 200 cases.
200 case histories were analyzed (108 males and 92 females). 55 patients were under the author’s personal observation, 145 cases were taken from the literature. There were 163 hereditary and 37 ‘spora
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[Pathogenesis of experimental thyrotoxic myopathy].
The data obtained in mice with experimental thyrotoxic myopathy included a decrease in the median diameter of the muscle fibers by 17.1 per cent and various focal degenerative changes in less than 20Expand
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