Whole-body muscle MRI characteristics of LAMA2-related congenital muscular dystrophy children: An emerging pattern

@article{Sakr2021WholebodyMM,
  title={Whole-body muscle MRI characteristics of LAMA2-related congenital muscular dystrophy children: An emerging pattern},
  author={Hossam Moussa Sakr and Nagia Aly Fahmy and Nermine S. Elsayed and H. Abdulhady and Tamer A. El-Sobky and Amr Saadawy and Christophe B{\'e}roud and Bjarne Udd},
  journal={Neuromuscular Disorders},
  year={2021},
  volume={31},
  pages={814-823}
}
Diagnostic interest of whole-body MRI in early- and late-onset LAMA2 muscular dystrophies: a large international cohort
TLDR
WBMRI in LAMA2-RD shows a homogeneous pattern of brain and muscle imaging, representing a supportive diagnostic tool, and the thigh muscles seem to be the best ones to assess disease progression.
Ambulatory Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Children: Cross-sectional Correlation between Function, Quantitative Muscle Ultrasound and MRI
TLDR
Quantitative MUS correlates significantly with clinical/functional assessment tools as MFM and 6MWT, and augments their role in disease-tracking of DMD, and has the potential to act as a substitute to functional assessment tools.

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