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Muscle biopsy in Pompe disease.

Authors
  • Werneck, Lineu Cesar1
  • Lorenzoni, Paulo José
  • Kay, Cláudia Suemi Kamoi
  • Scola, Rosana Herminia
  • 1 Neuromuscular/Neurology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clínicas da Universidade Federal do Paraná, Curitiba PR, Brazil. [email protected] , (Brazil)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
Volume
71
Issue
5
Pages
284–289
Identifiers
PMID: 23689405
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Increased acid phosphatase activity and vacuoles were the primary findings. Most vacuoles were filled with glycogen, and the adult form of the disease had fewer fibers with vacuoles than the infantile or childhood forms.

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