Clickez sur l'image pour agrandir, ou sur les textes en gras pour visionner les imges ou les pages liés . Pour revenir à l'Observation, pressez Précédente dans votre navigateur

Click on the picture to Zoom or highlighted text to view the linked pictures or pages, . And Back on your browser to review the Observation

School of Myology - Workshop - Class 2002

Case No.5

Clinical Setting

Male child. 12 yo. Progressive muscular weakness. CK normal

Pathology

Microscopy

  

HE shows fascicles and groups of atrophic and hypertrophic fibers.

 

  

Type grouping is observed with enzymatic techniques ATPase, with selective type I hypertrophy.

 

Proposed diagnosis

Denervation (neurogenic) atrophy, consistent with a Spinal Muscular Atrophy (type III).

 

Back to Workshop Index  -  Next Case