ID#: 70
This photomicrograph revealed histopathologic changes found in a skeletal muscle tissue harvested from the gastrocnemius muscle, of a patient with a fatal case of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), also known as pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy. This cross section of the muscle, shows extensive replacement of muscle fibers, by adipose, or fat cells.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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