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J Korean Neurol Assoc. 2002 Sep;20(5):568-570. Korean. Case Report.
Cho JH , Jung YK , Kim SM , Sunwoo IN .
Department of Neurology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea. sunwooin@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr
Abstract

Evans myopathy is a type of malignant hyperthermia showing characteristic distribution of myopathic changes. We present two cases of Evans myopathy, father and his son in a family. Five members of this family expired during ane sthesia and surgery and two of these cases were reported as the malignant hyperthermia. The muscle pathology shows moth-eaten appearance with or without unstained cores in NADH-TR stain and its difference between the father and his son is suggestive of rather progressive myopathy than static one. s

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