A patient had symmetrical weakness and atrophy of the quadriceps muscles, simulating quadriceps myopathy, but due to neurogenic atrophy. Review of the literature on quadriceps myopathy suggests that, rather than being a specific entity, such cases represent a clinical syndrome with a heterogeneous pathologic basis.
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