ID#: 69
Description: Caption:
This image depicts a skeletal muscle tissue specimen, which had been harvested from a person with a fatal case of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), also known as pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy. This particular specimen was extracted from the patient’s gastrocnemius muscle. In this form of the disease, yellowish-white fat replaces normally reddish-brown skeletal muscle.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (6.68 MB)
Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit:
Links:
Categories:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

MeSH
Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.