publication . Article . 2001

Pseudo-hipertrofia muscular associada com amiloidose: relato de caso

Scola,Rosana Herminia; Werneck,Lineu Cesar; Ramos,Cássio Slompo; Pasquini,Ricardo; Graf,Hans; Arruda,Walter Olesko;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2001 Journal: issn: 0004-282X, eissn: 1678-4227, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
Abstract
The authors report one case of amyloidosis associated with muscular pseudohypertrophy in a 46-year-old woman, who developed weakness, macroglossia and muscle hypertrophy associated with primary systemic amyloidosis. Electromyography showed a myopathic pattern and bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. The muscle biopsy presented with a type I and II fiber hypertrophy and infiltration of amyloid material in the interstitious space and artery walls. She underwent bone marrow transplantation with stabilization and subjective improvement of the clinical picture.<br>Descreve-se um caso de pseudo-hipertrofia muscular associada a amiloidose primária em uma paciente do sexo ...
Subjects
free text keywords: muscular hypertrophy, biópsia muscular, amiloidose, amyloidosis, hipertrofia muscular, Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry, RC321-571, muscle biopsy
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publication . Article . 2001

Pseudo-hipertrofia muscular associada com amiloidose: relato de caso

Scola,Rosana Herminia; Werneck,Lineu Cesar; Ramos,Cássio Slompo; Pasquini,Ricardo; Graf,Hans; Arruda,Walter Olesko;