oa South African Medical Journal - Chronic proximal muscular weakness in alcoholics
|Article Title||Chronic proximal muscular weakness in alcoholics|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Medicine, New Somerset Hospital and University of Cape Town **Department of Pathology, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Dec 1976|
|Pages||2095 - 2098|
|Keyword(s)||Alcoholism, Chronic proximal muscular weakness, Histology and Pathology|
In spite of the fact that peripheral neuropathy is very common in alcoholics, the chronic proximal muscular weakness and wasting found in alcoholics have been ascribed to myopathy.
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