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What is Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy?

What is Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy?

  • Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: An inherited, adult-onset muscle disease where the postural muscles become progressively weak and wasted while other muscles become enlarged. During early adulthood, patients tend to have an athletic build and muscle symptoms tend to start during the fourth decade of life. Death usually occurred between the ages of 40 and 75 years of age due to involvement of the heart.

Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: Introduction

Types of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy:

Broader types of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy:

What causes Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy?

Causes of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: see causes of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy

What are the symptoms of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy?

Symptoms of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: see symptoms of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy

Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy.
Treatments for Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy: see treatments for Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy

Name and Aliases of Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy

Main name of condition: Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy

Other names or spellings for Myopathy, X-linked with postural muscle atrophy:

XMPMA

 

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