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Nemaline myopathy: a report of two siblings as evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance of the infantile type.
  1. J. D. Cartwright,
  2. D. J. Castle,
  3. M. G. Duffield,
  4. I. Reef
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Johannesburg Hospital, South Africa.


    We report two opposite-sex siblings with the severe infantile form of nemaline myopathy; diagnoses were made on muscle biopsy. Neither parent showed clinical or electromyographic evidence of myopathy, and both had negative muscle biopsies. Autosomal recessive inheritance seems likely.

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