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Nemaline myopathy

Nemaline myopathy: Introduction

Nemaline myopathy: A congenital skeletal muscle disease where muscle weakness is caused by the presence of thread-like rods in the muscle cells. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nemaline myopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Nemaline myopathy

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Nemaline myopathy: Complications

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Causes of Nemaline myopathy

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Disease Topics Related To Nemaline myopathy

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Nemaline myopathy

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Prognosis for Nemaline myopathy

Prognosis for Nemaline myopathy: generally a progressive but unpredictable condition

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Definitions of Nemaline myopathy:

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

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

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More information about Nemaline myopathy

  1. Nemaline myopathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Complications
  6. Prognosis

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