Bruns-Garland Syndrome (Diabetic Amyotrophy)

Davidson, Russell A.; Travis, Michael T.; Bernier, Renee M.
January 2003
Orthopedics;Jan2003, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p87
Academic Journal
Case Study
Presents a case report of diabetic amyotrophy presenting as severe hip pain as an example of Bruns-Garland syndrome. Information on the case of a 56-year-old woman with a 10-year history of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus presented with progressive, incapacitating left groin and thigh pain of 10 days' duration; Description of the typical diabetic amyothrophic patient; Most widely held theories on the pathogenesis of diabetic amyotrophy.


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