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Muscle biopsy in central core disease

Virtually all fibers contain core formations with absent or markedly reduced oxidative enzyme activity in the core region. All fibers are of the same histochemical fiber type (type 1). Cytochrome c oxidase (COX) stain. (Contributed by Dr. Andrew Waclawik.)

Associated Disorders

  • Becker muscular dystrophy
  • CIDP
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Kearns-Sayre syndrome
  • Kugelberg-Welander disease
  • McArdle disease
  • Miyoshi distal myopathy
  • NARP
  • Nonaka distal myopathy
  • Stormorken syndrome
  • Welander distal myopathy
  • Werdnig-Hoffman disease
  • acid maltase deficiency
  • amyloidosis
  • carnitine palmitoyltransferase deficiency
  • central core disease
  • centronuclear myopathy
  • congenital fiber-type disproportion
  • cysticercosis
  • denervation atrophy
  • dermatomyositis
  • facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
  • hereditary neuropathy with pressure palsy
  • inclusion-body myositis
  • leprous neuropathy
  • limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
  • myotubular myopathy
  • nemaline rod myopathy
  • peripheral nerve vasculitis
  • polymyositis
  • progressive external ophthalmoplegia
  • sarcoid myopathy
  • sarcoid neuropathy
  • spinal muscular atrophy
  • toxoplasmosis
  • trichinellosis
  • tubular aggregates myopathy