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Myocardial ultrastructural changes in Kugelberg-Welander syndrome.
  1. H Tanaka,
  2. S Nishi,
  3. K Nuruki,
  4. N Tanaka

    Abstract

    Electron microscopical study of a biopsied specimen of myocardium from a patient with the Kugelberg-Welander syndrome revealed myocardial degeneration, including preferential loss of myosin filaments and abnormalities in the Z bands. Leptomeric fibrils were also observed in the cardiac muscle cell; there does not appear to be a previous report of the finding of such fibrils in human myocardium.

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