A boy with proximal weakness and cardiomyopathy

Christopher W. Mitchell, Tulio Bertorini, Mariallan Shadle

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Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES: 1) To present an adolescent patient with proximal weakness and cardiomyopathy and discuss the differential diagnosis. 2) To appreciate cardiac involvement in a subset of myopathic disorders. KEY QUESTIONS: 1) What is the differential diagnosis for an adolescent with proximal muscle weakness and cardiomyopathy? 2) What is the diagnostic workup for this patient? 3) What is the management of a patient with this disorder?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-91
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

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Cardiomyopathies
Differential Diagnosis
Muscle Weakness

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  • Clinical Neurology

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A boy with proximal weakness and cardiomyopathy. / Mitchell, Christopher W.; Bertorini, Tulio; Shadle, Mariallan.

In: Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease, Vol. 8, No. 2, 01.12.2006, p. 83-91.

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Mitchell, Christopher W. ; Bertorini, Tulio ; Shadle, Mariallan. / A boy with proximal weakness and cardiomyopathy. In: Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease. 2006 ; Vol. 8, No. 2. pp. 83-91.
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