Inclusion body myositis with cricopharyngeus muscle involvement and severe dysphagia

A. Verma, Walter Bradley, A. M. Adesina, R. Sofferman, W. W. Pendlebury

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A patient with inclusion body myositis (IBM) is presented. Unusual aspects of this case include a myopathy of 36 years duration, severe dysphagia due to cricopharyngeus muscle dysfunction, improvement with cricopharyngeus myotomy, and a diagnostic cricopharyngeus muscle biopsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)470-473
Number of pages4
JournalMuscle & Nerve
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1991



  • cricopharyngeal muscle
  • dysphagia
  • inclusion body myositis
  • rimmed vacuoles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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