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Author Radhakrishnan, V. V. ♦ Saraswathy, A. ♦ Radhakrishnan, N. S. ♦ Nair, M. D. ♦ Kuruvilla, A. ♦ Radhakrishnan, K.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Diseases
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Musculoskeletal System ♦ Anatomy ♦ Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases ♦ Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms ♦ Diseases
Subject Keyword Pathology
Abstract Mitochondrial myopathies are heterogeneous group of clinical disorders that can affect multiple systems besides skeletal muscles. The mitochondrial abnormalities in the skeletal muscles are morphologically identified by the presence of characteristic Ragged-red fibers (RRF) in the cryostat sections of the muscle stained with modified Gomori's trichrome stain. In this retrospective study, clinical and histopathological features in six patients with mitochondrial myopathies have been analysed. The utility of histochemical methods in confirming the diagnosis of mitochondrial myopathy has been emphasised.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal Indian journal of pathology & microbiology
Volume Number 41
Issue Number 1
Page Count 6
Starting Page 5
Ending Page 10