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Myopathy with Tubular Aggregates

Last updated on Tuesday, January 6 2009 by jdmiles

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Tubular aggregates are a fairly nonspecific finding.  They are found in many muscle disorders, including perioric paralyses, some myotonic disorders, ond some toxic myopathies.

 

Tubular aggreagates look like this (click to enlarge):

 

 

 

 

References:

Katirji, B., Kaminsky, H.J., Preston, D.C., Ruff, R.L., and Shapiro, B.E. (Eds.) (2002). Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. Butterworth Heinemann, Boston. (ISBN:0750671696)  Pp. 1114-1127.

Prayson, R.A., and Goldblum, J.R. (Eds.) (2005). Neuropathology. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia. (ISBN:0443066582)  Pp. 537-581.