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Author Dubowitz, Victor.

Title Muscle biopsy : a practical approach / Victor Dubowitz, Caroline A. Sewry, Anders Oldfors ; with contribution on toxic and drug-induced myopathies by Russell Lane
Edition Fourth edition
Published Oxford : Saunders, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 572 pages) : illustrations
Series Expertconsult
Contents The Procedure of Muscle Biopsy -- Histological and Histochemical Stains and Reactions -- Normal Muscle -- Histological and Histochemical changes -- Ultrastructural Changes -- Immunohistochemistry and Immunoblotting -- How to Read A Biopsy -- Classification of Neuromuscular Disorders -- Neurogenic Disorders -- Muscular Dystrophies and Allied Disorders I: Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy -- Muscular Dystrophies and Allied Disorders II: Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies -- Muscular Dystrophies and Allied Disorders III: Congenital Muscular Dystrophies and Associated Disorders -- Muscular Dystrophies and Allied Disorders IV: Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy and Similar Syndromes -- Muscular Dystrophies and Allied Disorders V: Facioscapulohumeral, Myotonic and Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophies -- Myopathies with Vacuoles -- Metabolic Myopathies I: Glycogenoses and Lysosomal Myopathies -- Metabolic Myopathies II: Lipid-Related Disorders and Mitochondrial Myopathies -- Myopathies Associated with Systemic Disorders and Ageing -- Ion Channel Disorders -- Myasthenic Syndromes -- Inflammatory Myopathies -- Toxic and Drug-Induced Myopathies -- Appendix 2: Useful Websites
Summary Muscle Biopsy: A Practical Approach gives you all of the unparalleled guidance necessary to effectively interpret and diagnose muscle biopsy specimens for the full range of diseases in both adults and children. Authored by Dr. Victor Dubowitz, an internationally renowned figure in the field of muscle disease, this medical reference book takes an integrated approach to diagnosis and assessment of muscle biopsies that includes clinical, genetic, biochemical, and pathological features. It's the comprehensive, up-to-date coverage you need to evaluate muscle di
Notes Previous edition: 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Muscles -- Biopsy.
Muscles -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Muscular Diseases -- pathology.
Muscles -- pathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Sewry, Caroline A.
Oldfors, Anders.
Lane, Russell J. M., 1949-
ISBN 9780702050305 (electronic bk.)
070205030X (electronic bk.)