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Closeup of muscle bath (1)

The muscle strip is placed in the 37-degree muscle bath, which consists of a Krebs solution. Initially the bath is bubbled with O2 5% CO2. If halothane is to be administered, the gas goes through a calibrated vaporizer. (Contributed by Dr. Jordan Miller.)

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  • Central core disease
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Hypokalemic periodic paralysis
  • King-Denborough syndrome
  • Multi-minicore disease
  • Myoglobinuria
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome