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Desmin related myopathy

Desmin related myopathy: Introduction

Desmin related myopathy: A very rare neuromuscular disorder involving the buildup of a certain protein called desmin in various muscles. The severity and rate of progression of the disorder is variable. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Desmin related myopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Desmin related myopathy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Desmin related myopathy: Complications

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Causes of Desmin related myopathy

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Desmin related myopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Desmin related myopathy

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even...read more »

Desmin related myopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Desmin related myopathy

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Desmin related myopathy: Rare Types

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Desmin related myopathy: Animations

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Definitions of Desmin related myopathy:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Desmin related myopathy as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Desmin related myopathy Info

More information about Desmin related myopathy

  1. Desmin related myopathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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