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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.32 no.2 São Paulo June 1974

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1974000200006 

Myopathy associated with pigmentary degeneration of the retina and high protein content of cerebrospinal fluid

 

Miopatia associada a degeneração pigmentar da retina e hiperproteinorraquia

 

 

José Antonio LevyI; Milberto ScaffI; Ana Maria C. TsanaclisII; Vanderlei Garcia RodriguesII; Edgard Silva LusvarghiII

IDepartment of Neurology, Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Assistant Professor
IIDepartment of Neurology, Hospital das Clínicas, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Resident

 

 


SUMMARY

The cases of two brothers suffering from a myopathy associated with pigmentary degeneration of the retina and increase of protein content of the cerebrospinal fluid are reported.


RESUMO

Foram estudados dois pacientes, filhos de pais não consanguíneos, com quadro miopático, iniciado na segunda década da vida, com predomínio na musculatura das cinturas e da face. Em ambos os casos havia degeneração pigmentar da retina e aumento da taxa protéica no líquido cefalorraqueano.


 

 

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