Osmotic fragility of erythrocytes in myopathies

A. D. Korczyn*, E. Nadler, G. Falewski de Leon

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Erythrocytes taken from patients with myopathy have previously been reported to have increased osmotic fragility. We have examined the osmotic fragility of erythrocytes from patients with various myopathies and from carriers. The osmotic fragility was the same as in unaffected controls.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-255
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 1981


  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Erythrocytes
  • Haemolysis
  • Myopathy
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Osmotic fragility


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