Multicore disease and Marfan's syndrome: a case report

Eur Neurol. 1985;24(3):170-5. doi: 10.1159/000115842.


A 16-year-old girl with a generalized nonprogressive motor weakness and clinical signs of Marfan's syndrome is reported. A minicore disease was diagnosed after muscle biopsy. The association of Marfan's syndrome with muscular dystrophies is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Marfan Syndrome / complications*
  • Muscle Hypotonia / complications*
  • Muscle Hypotonia / pathology
  • Muscles / ultrastructure
  • Myofibrils / ultrastructure