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What is Myopathy, myotubular?

What is Myopathy, myotubular?

  • Myopathy, myotubular: A group of rare inherited disorders characterized by muscle wasting. There are three forms of the condition ranging from relatively mild to severe resulting in extreme weakness of breathing muscles.

Myopathy, myotubular is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Myopathy, myotubular, or a subtype of Myopathy, myotubular, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Myopathy, myotubular: Introduction

Types of Myopathy, myotubular:

Broader types of Myopathy, myotubular:

How serious is Myopathy, myotubular?

Prognosis of Myopathy, myotubular: progressive muscle weakness
Complications of Myopathy, myotubular: see complications of Myopathy, myotubular

What causes Myopathy, myotubular?

Causes of Myopathy, myotubular: see causes of Myopathy, myotubular

What are the symptoms of Myopathy, myotubular?

Symptoms of Myopathy, myotubular: see symptoms of Myopathy, myotubular

Complications of Myopathy, myotubular: see complications of Myopathy, myotubular

Onset of Myopathy, myotubular: birth or early childhood

Can anyone else get Myopathy, myotubular?

More information: see contagiousness of Myopathy, myotubular
Inheritance: see inheritance of Myopathy, myotubular

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myopathy, myotubular: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myopathy, myotubular.
Treatments for Myopathy, myotubular: see treatments for Myopathy, myotubular
Research for Myopathy, myotubular: see research for Myopathy, myotubular

Name and Aliases of Myopathy, myotubular

Main name of condition: Myopathy, myotubular

Other names or spellings for Myopathy, myotubular:

centronuclear myopathy, descending ocular myopathy of early childhood

Centronuclear myopathy, Myotubular myopathy, Myotubular myopathy, X-linked
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Myopathy, myotubular: Related Conditions

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