Beevor’s sign in Myotonic Dystrophy type 1: do we need to check in every neuromuscular patient?

Authors

  • Davood Fathi MD PhD Ellen & Martin Prosserman Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Shahriar Nafissi MD

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17161/rrnmf.v2i4.15470

Keywords:

Beevor's sign, myotonic dystrophy type 1, facioscapulohumeral dystrophy

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Author Biography

Shahriar Nafissi MD

Neurology Department, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

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Published

2021-09-17

How to Cite

Fathi, D., & Nafissi, S. (2021). Beevor’s sign in Myotonic Dystrophy type 1: do we need to check in every neuromuscular patient?. RRNMF Neuromuscular Journal, 2(4). https://doi.org/10.17161/rrnmf.v2i4.15470

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