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Table 1 Phenotype, demographics and ultrastructure analysis of patients with hypokalemic periodic paralysis

From: Autophagy is affected in patients with hypokalemic periodic paralysis: an involvement in vacuolar myopathy?

ID Phenotype PP/MW Sex M/F Age years Free Glygogen Glycogen vacuole Large Autophagosomes Fibrillar vacuole Central nuclei Sarcolemmal invagination
1 PP M 20 Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
2 MW F 46 Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
3 PP M 49 No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
4 MW F 73 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
5 PP F 30 No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
6 MW M 52 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
7 PP M 21 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 PP F 30 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
9 PP M 21 No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
10 MW M 68 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
11 PP M 18 Yes Yes no Yes Yes Yes
12 PP M 24 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
13 PP F 26 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
14 MW F 52 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
total 9/5 8/6 38 ± 19 11/14 14/14 13/14 10/14 14/14 14/14
  1. W: mixed weakness; PP: periodic paralysis; M: male; F: female; Age: age when biopsy was taken