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What is Myopathy?

What is Myopathy?

  • Myopathy: General name for any disease of the muscles.
  • Myopathy: impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning of the muscle.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Myopathy: any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Myopathy: Introduction

Types of Myopathy:

Types of Myopathy:

Broader types of Myopathy:

How serious is Myopathy?

Complications of Myopathy: see complications of Myopathy
Prognosis of 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)

What causes Myopathy?

Causes of Myopathy: see causes of Myopathy

What are the symptoms of Myopathy?

Symptoms of Myopathy: see symptoms of Myopathy

Complications of Myopathy: see complications of Myopathy

Myopathy: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopathy.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myopathy: see treatments for Myopathy

Organs Affected by Myopathy:

Organs and body systems related to Myopathy include:

Name and Aliases of Myopathy

Main name of condition: Myopathy

Other names or spellings for Myopathy:

Muscle disease Source - Diseases Database

Myopathy: Related Conditions

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