Symptomatic sarcoidosis of skeletal muscle.

  title={Symptomatic sarcoidosis of skeletal muscle.},
  author={A C Douglas and J G Macleod and John D. Matthews},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={36 6},
Two patients with chronic sarcoid myopathy are described. Both were middle-aged females and both showed the features of pseudohypertrophy. In other aspects they contrasted markedly. In one (A.R.) the sheer volume of granuloma and its effect on muscle fibres was sufficient to explain the muscle weakness and electromyography confirmed a pure myopathy. In the other (J.W.) the muscle granuloma was sparsely distributed and an associated neuropathy contributed importantly to the disability. There was… CONTINUE READING
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