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Meyenburg's disease

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A rare generalized disease characterised by increasing stiffness of muscles. The affected muscles become enlarged and indurated, and leter they become smaller and contracted, so that eventually the patient becomes completely immobilized.

Description

A rare generalized disease characterised by increasing stiffness of muscles. The affected muscles become enlarged and indurated, and leter they become smaller and contracted, so that eventually the patient becomes completely immobilized. Any muscle or group of muscles may be affected.

Bibliography

  • H. Crenshaw, editor:
    Campbellā€™s operative orthopedics.
    4th edition; St. Louis, Mosby, 1963, volume 2, p 1263.

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