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Myopathy

Myopathy: Introduction

Myopathy: Any disease that occurs in the muscle. See detailed information below for a list of 132 causes of Myopathy, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Myopathy:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Myopathy. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Myopathy:

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Myopathy: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Myopathy, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Myopathy Treatments

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Myopathy: Animations

Medications or substances causing Myopathy:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Myopathy as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Myopathy:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Myopathy as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fluvoxamine (Luvox ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Fluconazole (Diflucan ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Itraconazole (Sporanox ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Ketoconazole (Nizoral ) interaction
  • Lovastatin (Mevacor) and Voriconazole (Vfend ) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Myopathy: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Myopathy may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Myopathy

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Myopathy: Deaths

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Myopathy: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Myopathy listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Myopathy as a symptom include:

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)

Myopathy is a general term referring to any disease of muscles. Myopathies can... (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)

Detailed list of causes of Myopathy

The list below shows some of the causes of Myopathy mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Myopathy?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Myopathy. Of the 132 causes of Myopathy that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 9 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 124 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Myopathy:

The following list of conditions have 'Myopathy' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Myopathy:

The following list of medical conditions have Myopathy or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Myopathy Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Myopathy based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Myopathy:

    Muscle disease
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Myopathy:

    Medical Conditions associated with Myopathy:

    Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes)

    Symptoms related to Myopathy:

    Chronic hypokalemia, Alcoholism, Polymyositis, HIV myopathy, Cushing's syndrome (28 causes), Hyperparathyroidism, Muscular dystrophy, Myotonic dystrophy, Myotonia congenital, Mitochondrial myopathy, Sarcoidosis

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