Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy: clinical and CT findings


Bilgen C. , BILGEN I., SENER R. N.

COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL IMAGING AND GRAPHICS, vol.25, no.6, pp.527-529, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0895-6111(01)00021-0
  • Title of Journal : COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL IMAGING AND GRAPHICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.527-529

Abstract

A family affected with oculopharygeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is reported. This is an uncommon progressive myopathy. The proband presented for evaluation of secretory otitis media with effusion, as a result of tubal dysfunction. CT examination of the father revealed prominent muscular atrophy, and widespread fatty degeneration of the psoas, paraspinal, gluteal and femoral muscles. (C) 2001 Published by Elsevier Science Ltd.