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Central Core Disease - ATPase stain

Last updated on Monday, January 5 2009 by jdmiles

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Central Core Disease - ATPase stain
This is an ATPase stain of skeletal muscle from a patient with central core disease. With this stain, type 2 fibers appear dark red, and type 1 fibers are a lighter pink. Note the predominance of type 1 fibers, which is characteristic of central core disease.