Muscle biopsy with different levels of histological sections: an old procedure as a “still modern” approach

Acary S. B. Oliveira
J. Bras. Patol. Med. Lab. 2017;53(3):148-149
DOI: 10.5935/1676-2444.20170026

The history of muscle biopsy dates back to 1860, when Duchenne first performed a biopsy on a patient with symptoms of myopathy(1). Since then, the basic and clinical science of muscle and muscle disease has gone through three stages of development: the classical period, the modern stage and the molecular era.Read more. . .