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Late components of motor unit potentials in central core disease
  1. J. M. Lopez-Terradas,
  2. M. Conde Lopez
  1. Ciudad Sanitaria de la Seguridad Social “La Paz”, Department of Pediatrics, Service of Neurology, Madrid, Spain


    Electromyographic studies in five patients suffering from central core disease are presented. A variable amount of late components of motor unit potentials were found in all of them, as others have found in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This suggests the existence of collateral innervation of the resultant fragments of the muscular fibre splitting present in this disorder.

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