A case of Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome: MRI observations of skeletal muscles, bone metabolism, and treatment with testosterone and risedronate.

@article{Fujitake2011ACO,
  title={A case of Marinesco-Sj{\"o}gren syndrome: MRI observations of skeletal muscles, bone metabolism, and treatment with testosterone and risedronate.},
  author={Junko Fujitake and Yasato Komatsu and Yuji Hataya and Atsuko Nishikawa and Makoto Eriguchi and Haruo Mizuta and Michiyuki Hayashi},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={145-9}
}
Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome (MSS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by cerebellar ataxia, congenital cataracts, mental retardation, primary hypogonadism, skeletal abnormalities and myopathy, and patients with MSS are considered to be at risk of falls and bone fractures. We report a patient with MSS who received testosterone replacement therapy and risedronate administration. Muscle strength and the MRI features of the skeletal muscles were not changed, but low bone mass was… CONTINUE READING