Amyloid myopathy: a diagnostic challenge

@inproceedings{Tuomaala2009AmyloidMA,
  title={Amyloid myopathy: a diagnostic challenge},
  author={Heli Tuomaala and Mikko K{\"a}rpp{\"a} and Hannu J Tuominen and Anne Marja Remes},
  booktitle={Neurology international},
  year={2009}
}
Amyloid myopathy (AM) is a rare manifestation of primary systemic amyloidosis (AL). Like inflammatory myopathies, it presents with proximal muscle weakness and an increased creatine kinase level. We describe a case of AL with severe, rapidly progressive myopathy as the initial symptom. The clinical manifestation and muscle biopsy were suggestive of… CONTINUE READING