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Author Dubowitz, Victor, author.

Title Muscle biopsy : a practical approach / Victor Dubowitz, Anders Oldfors, Caroline A. Sewry
Edition Fifth edition
Published [London?] : Elsevier, [2021]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
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 -- Congenital myopathies and related disorders -- Myofibrillar myopathies and other myopathies with rimmed vacuoles -- Metabolic myopathies I: glycogenoses -- 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 -- Appendices. Glossary of genetic terms -- Useful websites
Summary For more than 45 years, Muscle Biopsy: A Practical Approach has offered, comprehensive, clinically-focused coverage of the acquisition, interpretation, and assessment of muscle biopsies - an area often only lightly covered in pathology texts. Taking an integrated approach that includes clinical, genetic, biochemical, and pathological features, the 5th Edition covers the full range of muscle disease in both adults and children. This highly illustrated, easy-to-use volume helps you navigate this challenging area, bridging the gap between clinical syndromes/disorders and their underlying pathologies. Fully updated 5th edition of this internationally acclaimed classic in muscle pathology. Written by internationally recognized world leaders in the field of muscle pathology. Comprehensive coverage of histology, histochemistry, immunocytochemistry and electron microscopy in parallel with clinical and genetic advances. Lavishly illustrated with over 600 full colour images. Fully updated literature review. Comprehensive update on the rapidly expanding field of neuromuscular disorders. 4th edition Highly Commended in Pathology category of the prestigious 2014 BMA Medical Book Awards. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed July 24, 2020)
Subject Muscles -- Biopsy
Muscles -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Muscular Diseases -- pathology
Muscles -- pathology
Muscles -- Biopsy
Muscles -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Oldfors, Anders, author.
Sewry, Caroline A., author.
ISBN 9780702078583