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[About the pseudomyopathic form of polymyositis]

BÉKÉNY György1

JANUARY 01, 1963

Clinical Neuroscience - 1963;16(01)

[In the case of slow-onset proximal muscle atrophy and weakness, the neurologist thinks mainly of dystrophia musculorum progressiva (DMP). However, the wider use of muscle biopsy and electromyography has shown that many neurogenic and myogenic pathologies can cause such a "pseudomyopathic" syndrome. Among these, I deal in the present work with chronic polymyositis (PM). ]

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