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Diseases » Miyoshi myopathy » Glossary

Glossary for Miyoshi myopathy

  • Distal myopathy: An inherited muscle condition that tends to mainly affect the end portions of arms and legs - hands, feet, forearms and lower legs.
  • Limb conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper or lower limbs.
  • Muscle atrophy: Decrease in size and bulk of muscle.
  • Muscle conditions: Any condition that affects the muscles of the body
  • Musculoskeletal conditions: Medical conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system of bones, muscles and related structures.
  • Myopathy: General name for any disease of the muscles.
  • Walking symptoms: Problems with walking.


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