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Myopathy

Known as: muscular disorder, Muscle Disorders, Myopathic changes 
A non-neoplastic disorder that affects the muscles. Representative examples include muscular dystrophy, metabolic myopathies, muscular atrophies, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2019
Highly Cited
2019
Abstract Background in 2010, the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) published a sarcopenia definition… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol with statin therapy results in substantial reductions in cardiovascular… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors) are associated with skeletal muscle complaints, including… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Throughout the usual LDL cholesterol range in Western populations, lower blood concentrations are associated with… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Myopathy occurs in 0.1%–0.2% of patients receiving statins in clinical trials. 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
“Lysosomal glycogen storage disease with normal acid maltase”, which was originally described by Danon et al., is characterized… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Desmin-related myopathies (DRM) are inherited neuromuscular disorders characterized by adult onset and delayed accumulation of… Expand
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Both infection with the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV) and zidovudine (formerly called azidothymidine [AZT]) cause… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In vitro studies of muscle mitochondrial metabolism in patients with mitochondrial myopathy have identified a variety of… Expand
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We report on two patients who have a mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and recurrent cerebral insults that… Expand