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What is Macrophagic myofasciitis?

What is Macrophagic myofasciitis?

  • Macrophagic myofasciitis: A rare form inflammatory muscle disease which is more predominant in adults. A possible cause is believed to be aluminium found in some vaccines.

Macrophagic myofasciitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Macrophagic myofasciitis, or a subtype of Macrophagic myofasciitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Macrophagic myofasciitis: Introduction

Types of Macrophagic myofasciitis:

Broader types of Macrophagic myofasciitis:

What causes Macrophagic myofasciitis?

Causes of Macrophagic myofasciitis: see causes of Macrophagic myofasciitis

What are the symptoms of Macrophagic myofasciitis?

Symptoms of Macrophagic myofasciitis: see symptoms of Macrophagic myofasciitis

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Macrophagic myofasciitis: Internist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Macrophagic myofasciitis.
Treatments for Macrophagic myofasciitis: see treatments for Macrophagic myofasciitis
Research for Macrophagic myofasciitis: see research for Macrophagic myofasciitis

Name and Aliases of Macrophagic myofasciitis

Main name of condition: Macrophagic myofasciitis

Other names or spellings for Macrophagic myofasciitis:

MMF, Macrophagic myofasciitis, childhood

MMF
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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