Muscular dystrophy with reduced beta-sarcoglycan in a cat.


A partial beta-sarcoglycan (SG) deficiency with retention of other components of the SG complex (SGC) is described in 6-month-old, intact male domestic shorthaired kitten that was referred for evaluation of weakness, reluctance to move and dyspnoea. Neurological deficits were restricted to the neuromuscular system. Muscle biopsy revealed moderate… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2008.12.003