Neurogenic muscle hypertrophy in type III spinal muscular atrophy.


Neurogenic muscle hypertrophy is very unusual and has been rarely described. We described a 25-year-old woman presented with proximal muscle weakness with calf muscle hypertrophy. Limb magnetic resonance imaging scans showed increased muscle bulk without fatty changes, and a muscle biopsy revealed prominent hypertrophic type II muscle fibers. A mutation in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2011.06.023


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