Eichsfeld type congenital muscular dystrophy

Known as: Rigid Spine Syndrome, Rigid spine muscular dystrophy-1, MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, CONGENITAL, MEROSIN-POSITIVE, WITH EARLY SPINE RIGIDITY 
An inherited muscular dystrophy caused by mutations in the SEPN1 gene. It is characterized by severe limitation in flexion of the dorsolumbar and… (More)
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2007
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2007
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of adalimumab versus placebo in reducing spinal and sacroiliac (SI) joint inflammation, by… (More)
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2006
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2006
CONTEXT Some but not all studies have shown higher rates of fracture in individuals with type 2 diabetes. OBJECTIVE The… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Physical function is an important measure of success of many medical and surgical interventions… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE Persistent or recurrent radicular pain after lumbosacral spine surgery is often associated with nerve root compression… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Spondyloarthropathies constitute a cluster of interrelated and overlapping chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases that includes… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Diabetes type 1 is associated with an increased risk for infant congenital malformations. It is debated whether this… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
One form of congenital muscular dystrophy, rigid spine syndrome (MIM 602771), is a rare neuromuscular disorder characterized by… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
One important mechanical function of the lumbar spine is to support the upper body by transmitting compressive and shearing… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
This laboratory experiment was undertaken to identify factors contributing to intrapeduncular screw fixation in the vertebra… (More)
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