Myopathy and Neuropathy in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Abstract

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in countries where tobacco consumption is high. Myopathy and neuropathy are known to accompany frequently and usually complicate COPD, worsening the quality of life and possibly the prognosis of patients. The exact impact of myopathy and neuropathy on respiratory… (More)

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