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Poly-hill sign

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HPO: HP:6000504


A typical physical examination in patients with muscular dystrophies and selective weakness and atrophy of the trapezius muscle and proximal deltoid muscle. The contour of the back shows unique hills and drops. [from HPO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVPoly-hill sign

Recent clinical studies


Lin XD, He JJ, Lin F, Chen HZ, Xu LQ, Hu W, Cai NQ, Lin MT, Wang N, Wang ZQ, Xu GR
Chin Med J (Engl) 2018 Sep 20;131(18):2164-2171. doi: 10.4103/0366-6999.240797. PMID: 30203790Free PMC Article

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