Becker Muscular Dystrophy-Like Myopathy Regarded as So-Called “Fatty Muscular Dystrophy” in a Pig: A Case Report and Its Diagnostic Method

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We describe a case of human Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD)-like myopathy that was characterized by the declined stainability of dystrophin at sarcolemma in a pig and the immunostaining for dystrophin on the formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue. The present case was found in a meat inspection center. The pig looked appeared healthy at the ante… (More)

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@inproceedings{Horiuchi2014BeckerMD, title={Becker Muscular Dystrophy-Like Myopathy Regarded as So-Called “Fatty Muscular Dystrophy” in a Pig: A Case Report and Its Diagnostic Method}, author={Noriyuki Horiuchi and Naoyuki Aihara and Hiroshi Mizutani and Shinichi KOUSAKA and Tsuneyuki NAGAFUCHI and Mariko Ochiai and Kazuhiko Ochiai and Yoshiyasu Kobayashi and Hidefumi Furuoka and T. Asai and Koji Oishi}, booktitle={The Journal of veterinary medical science}, year={2014} }