Which histologic findings are characteristic of Integrin-?7 deficiency congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD)?

Updated: Jul 03, 2019
  • Author: Emad R Noor, MBChB; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Integrin-α7 deficiency

  • Mild variations in muscle-fiber size are noted.

  • Staining for integrin-α7 is decreased. This may also be seen in congenital muscular dystrophy with laminin-α2 deficiency.


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