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Letter to the Editor: Is Dropped Head Syndrome in Sporadic Late-onset Nemaline Myopathy Always Untreatable?

Letter to the Editor: Is Dropped Head Syndrome in Sporadic Late-onset Nemaline Myopathy Always Untreatable?

| April 1, 2020

Dear Editor: Dropped head syndrome (DHS) is a rare condition characterized by cervical paraspinal muscles weakness that causes a recognizable deformity with various degrees of “chin on chest” posture.1–3 Though the etiology of DHS is still unclear, some authors have suggested aging-related postural changes to be a mechanical cause of the disease.2,3 Moreover, DHS might […]

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