Alcohol and muscle disease

Preedy, Victor R.; Peters, Timothy J.
April 1994
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr1994, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p188
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the pathology of alcoholic muscle disease known as skeletal muscle myopathy. He argues that there is a necessity to conduct further research on alcohol-induced muscle diseases considering its prevalence among other muscle disorders. The results of several studies on the role of alcohol misuse on muscle fiber degeneration is offered. He emphasizes the need to find appropriate therapeutic strategies to combat the ill effects of alcohol and to alcohol misuse in general.


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