School of Myology - Workshop - Class
Case No. 11
Female child 5 yo. Neonatal hypotonia. Delayed
motor milestones. Thin musculature.
Cryostat sections demonstrate
subsarcolemmal clustering of an eosinophilic material.
In the trichrome-stained sections
they appear red,
High-power view, they are granular,
with rod-like features.
These rod bodies are not detailed
by oxidative, nor by ATPase techniques.
Congenital myopathy, nemaline (or rod body