A case of amyloid myopathy diagnosed during the treatment of myopathy associated with anti-signal recognition particle antibodies.
- Nobuko Kawakami,
- Yusuke Katsuyama,
- Yuka Hagiwara,
- Hidefumi Yoshida,
- Kang Kim,
- Kiyoshi Harada
Rinsho Shinkeigaku 2017 Mar 30. Epub 2017 Mar 30.
Department of Neurology, Shizuoka General Hospital.
A 78-year-old man presented with subacute progressive proximal weakness and dysphagia. A biopsy specimen from the left biceps femoris revealed evidence of necrotic and regenerating muscle fibers, but lymphocyte infiltration was not noted. The patient was diagnosed with necrotizing myopathy with anti-signal recognition particle (SRP) antibodies. Read More