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What is Bethlem myopathy?

What is Bethlem myopathy?

  • Bethlem myopathy: A rare, slow-progressing, genetic muscle disorder where the muscle gradually weaken and become wasted.

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

Bethlem myopathy: Introduction

Types of Bethlem myopathy:

Broader types of Bethlem myopathy:

How serious is Bethlem myopathy?

Complications of Bethlem myopathy: see complications of Bethlem myopathy

What causes Bethlem myopathy?

Causes of Bethlem myopathy: see causes of Bethlem myopathy

What are the symptoms of Bethlem myopathy?

Symptoms of Bethlem myopathy: see symptoms of Bethlem myopathy

Complications of Bethlem myopathy: see complications of Bethlem myopathy

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bethlem myopathy: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bethlem myopathy.
Treatments for Bethlem myopathy: see treatments for Bethlem myopathy
Research for Bethlem myopathy: see research for Bethlem myopathy

Name and Aliases of Bethlem myopathy

Main name of condition: Bethlem myopathy

Other names or spellings for Bethlem myopathy:

Bethlem-Van Wijngaarden, myopathy with contractures, autosomal dominant early onset type, muscular dystrophy, benign congenital, Benign autosomal dominant myopathy, Myopathy, benign congenital, with contractures

Bethlem myopathy: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Bethlem myopathy:


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