Benign calf amyotrophy: clinicopathologic study of 8 patients.


BACKGROUND The benign focal amyotrophy disorders have been described since 1959 for the upper limbs and since 1981 for the lower limbs. The clinicopathologic features have pointed to a restricted and self-limiting form of motor neuron disease. OBJECTIVE To describe the clinical, electromyographic, and muscle histopathologic features in 8 patients with… (More)


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