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Neuromuscular 05

Topic: Pathology

Created on Saturday, February 14 2009 by gliageek

Last modified on Saturday, February 21 2009.


Courtesy of Dr. Mark Cohen
The histopathologic features seen within this trichrome stained muscle biopsy may be seen in all of the following conditions, EXCEPT:

 
        A) Myofibrillary myopathy
 
        B) Inclusion body myositis
 
        C) Oculopharyngeal dystrophy
 
        D) Cochicine myopathy
 
        E) Post-polio syndrome
 

 


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This question was created on February 14, 2009 by gliageek.
This question was last modified on February 21, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A) Myofibrillary myopathy

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Rimmed vacuoles are seen in some of the myofibrillary myopathies   (See References)

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B) Inclusion body myositis

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Rimmed vaculoles are one of the cardinal manifestations of IBM   (See References)

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C) Oculopharyngeal dystrophy

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Rimmed vacuoles are common in OPD   (See References)

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D) Cochicine myopathy

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Dilated lysosomes are not surrounded by granular material in colchicine myopathy   (See References)

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E) Post-polio syndrome

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Rimmed vacuoles have been reported in post-polio syndrome, and may be seen in chronic denervation   (See References)

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References:

1. Graham, D.I., and Lantos, P.L. (2002). Greenfield's Neuropathology, 7th ed. Arnold Press, New York. (ISBN:0340742313) Advertising:
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pathology
Neuromuscular 05
Question ID: 021409122
Question written by gliageek. (C) FrontalCortex.com 2006-2009, all rights reserved. Created: 02/14/2009
Modified: 02/21/2009
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