A novel form of autophagic vacuolar myopathy with late-onset and multiorgan involvement.


The authors report a 41-year-old man with a novel form of adult-onset autophagic vacuolar myopathy (AVM) with multiple organ involvement including eyes, heart, liver, lung, kidney, and skeletal muscle. The vacuolar membranes had sarcolemmal features similar to vacuoles in Danon disease, X-linked myopathy with excessive autophagy, and infantile AVM. Lysosome… (More)


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