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Signs of Myopathy

Symptoms of Myopathy

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Myopathy may include:

Note that Myopathy symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Myopathy signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Myopathy:

General symptoms of myopathy include weakness of limbs, usually proximal (located close to the center of the body). Some individuals report that their myopathy emerges during exercise. In some cases, the symptoms diminish as exercise increases. Depending upon the type of myopathy, one muscle group may be more affected than another. In some instances, individuals have myopathy but report no symptoms. In the inherited myopathies, some family members may be unaffected, while other family members may have a range of symptoms. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Myopathy Information Page: NINDS)

More Symptoms of Myopathy:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Myopathy article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Myopathy?

The phrase "signs of Myopathy" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Myopathy that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Myopathy" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Myopathy.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Myopathy. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Myopathy has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Myopathy signs or Myopathy symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Myopathy may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Myopathy symptoms.


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