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The muscular dystrophies

Author: Alan E H Emery
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford medical publications.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The muscular dystrophies are an important group of inherited disorders. They are characterized by muscle wasting and weakness, but vary considerably in their clinical manifestations and severity.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Muscular dystrophies.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606657505
Online version:
Muscular dystrophies.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606982890
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan E H Emery
ISBN: 0192632914 9780192632913
OCLC Number: 47270076
Description: xii, 316 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Muscular dystrophy --
an evolving concept --
Ch. 2. Congenital muscular dystrophies --
Ch. 3. Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 4. Duchenne muscular dystrophy or Meryon's disease --
Ch. 5. Becker muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 6. Emery --
Dreifuss muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 7. The limb-girdle muscular dystrophies --
Ch. 8. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 9. Distal muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 10. Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy: the muscular dystrophies --
Ch. 11. Dilated cardiomyopathy and related cardiac disorders in muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 12. Medical management and treatment of muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 13. Respiratory care in muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 14. Gene and cell therapy for primary myopathies --
Ch. 15. Surgical management of muscular dystrophy --
Ch. 16. Animal models of muscular dystrophy.
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.
Responsibility: edited by Alan E.H. Emery.
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