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Myopathy

Myopathy: Introduction

Myopathy: Myopathy is a general term referring to any disease of muscles. Myopathies can be acquired or inherited, and can occur at birth or later in life. The ... more about Myopathy.

Myopathy: General name for any disease of the muscles. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Myopathy

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Myopathy: Related Patient Stories

Types of Myopathy

Myopathy: Complications

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Causes of Myopathy

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Myopathy: Animations

Prognosis for Myopathy

Prognosis for Myopathy: The prognosis for individuals with a myopathy varies. Some individuals have a normal life span and little or no disability. For others, however, the disorder may be progressive, severely disabling, life-threatening, or fatal. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Myopathy Information Page: NINDS)

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Article Excerpts about Myopathy

Myopathy is a general term referring to any disease of muscles. Myopathies can be acquired or inherited, and can occur at birth or later in life. The muscular dystrophies are examples of myopathies. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Myopathy Information Page: NINDS)

Definitions of Myopathy:

Impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning of the muscle. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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