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Distal Myopathy 1

Distal Myopathy 1: Introduction

Distal Myopathy 1: An inherited muscle condition that tends to mainly affect the end portions of arms and legs - hands, feet, forearms and lower legs. There are three subtypes which are distinguished by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 1 is linked to a defect on chromosome 14q12. The disease progresses slowly and starts in the ends of the limbs but usually also involves the neck and eventually abdominal muscles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Distal Myopathy 1 is available below.

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Causes of Distal Myopathy 1

  • The genetic anomaly is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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Prognosis for Distal Myopathy 1

Prognosis for Distal Myopathy 1: The condition progresses slowly.

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