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Characteristic clinical signs in Kennedy disease

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Characteristic clinical signs in Kennedy disease

This patient has the typical perioral fasciculations and asymmetrical weakness of perioral musculature seen in Kennedy disease. Note also fasciculations and proximal muscle atrophy in the upper limbs, as well as gynecomastia. (Contributed by Dr. Colin Chalk.)

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  • dysarthria
  • dysphagia
  • gynecomastia