Neuromuscular

X-linked Myopathy with Excessive Autophagy

Images from Dr. J Mandell, Virginia


H & E stain

H & E stain
Myopathic changes
  • Muscle fiber size: Varied
  • Endomysial connective tissue: Increased
  • Internal nuclei
Vacuoles: Small & Clear


Esterase stain
Vacuoles: Stain for Esterase


Dystrophin stain
Vacuoles: Stain for Dystrophin


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Also see: Autophagic vacuoles with sarcolemmal features
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10/24/2012