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WASTING ≥ WEAKNESS


SYSTEMIC DISORDERS WITH MUSCLE WASTING: Metabolic Changes


Congenital myopathy

  • Severe wasting involves the distal arms & legs.
  • The most distal regions, the hands & feet, are relatively spared



Chronic denervation: Severe


Distal Motor Neuropathy, Hereditary

Spiller

Sarcopenia 1


Sarcopenia: Muscle Pathology


H&E stain

ATPase ph 9.4 stain

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References
1. J Bone Miner Res 2018 Mar 4
2. Muscle Nerve 2017;56:122-128
3. Int J Mol Sci 2021;22:8491
4. Sci Transl Med 2021 Aug 4
5. Clin Nutr 2022 Feb 22:S0261-5614(21)00523-9

3/15/2022