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Neuromuscular Disorders 01

Topic: Pathology

Created on Sunday, December 23 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, December 23 2007.

The Gomori trichrome stained muscle biopsy shown above is most consistent with which of the following disorders?

 
        A) Nemaline myopathy
 
        B) Pompe disease
 
        C) Becker muscular dystrophy
 
        D) Duchenne muscular dystrophy
 
        E) Central core disease
 

 


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A) Nemaline myopathy

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The pathology shown is most consistent with nemaline myopathy. The nemaline rods are the dark inclusions at the periphery of the muscle fibers.  (See References)

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B) Pompe disease

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The pathology shown is most consistent with nemaline myopathy. The nemaline rods are the dark inclusions at the periphery of the muscle fibers.  (See References)

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C) Becker muscular dystrophy

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The pathology shown is most consistent with nemaline myopathy. The nemaline rods are the dark inclusions at the periphery of the muscle fibers.  (See References)

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D) Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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The pathology shown is most consistent with nemaline myopathy. The nemaline rods are the dark inclusions at the periphery of the muscle fibers.  (See References)

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E) Central core disease

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The pathology shown is most consistent with nemaline myopathy. The nemaline rods are the dark inclusions at the periphery of the muscle fibers.  (See References)

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References:

1. Prayson, R.A., and Goldblum, J.R. (Eds.) (2005). Neuropathology. Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia. (ISBN:0443066582)Advertising:
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pathology
Neuromuscular Disorders 01
Question ID: 122307204
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 12/23/2007
Modified: 12/23/2007
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