Untreated Dystrophic Dog Muscle (image) University of Missouri-Columbia Caption In the absence of any treatment, the muscle structure is severely damaged. Muscle cell death (rounded cells) and muscle inflammation (blue staining) is abundant. Credit University of Missouri Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.