Journal of Neurology

, Volume 214, Issue 2, pp 159–162 | Cite as

Splitting of target fibers: Myopathic signs in denervation phenomena

  • H. P. Schmitt
Short Communications

Key words

Voluntary muscle Denervation atrophy Myopathy Target fibers Fiber splitting 


Faserspaltungsphänomene an Targetfasern in einem Fall von neurogener Muskelatrophie der Beine mit ausgeprägter Begleitmyopathie werden beschrieben und diskutiert. Erstmals wird das typisch myopathische Phänomen der Faserspaltung an für die neurogene Muskelatrophie als typisch erachteten Targetfasern dargestellt.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Schmitt
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeuropathologyUniversity of HeidelbergHeidelberg 1Federal Republic of Germany

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