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What is Nemaline myopathy 1?

What is Nemaline myopathy 1?

  • Nemaline myopathy 1: A very rare inherited muscle disorder and is characterized by muscle weakness caused by the presence of nemaline rods in the muscle tissue which affects its function. There are at least 7 different subtypes of nemaline myopathy, each with a different genetic defect. The severity of the symptoms may vary greatly even among patients within a particular subtype of the disorder. Type 1 is caused by a defect on the tropomyosin 3 gene on chromosome 1q22.

Nemaline myopathy 1: Introduction

Types of Nemaline myopathy 1:

Broader types of Nemaline myopathy 1:

What causes Nemaline myopathy 1?

Causes of Nemaline myopathy 1: see causes of Nemaline myopathy 1

What are the symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 1?

Symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 1: see symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 1

Onset of Nemaline myopathy 1: by 10 years of age

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nemaline myopathy 1: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nemaline myopathy 1.
Treatments for Nemaline myopathy 1: see treatments for Nemaline myopathy 1

Name and Aliases of Nemaline myopathy 1

Main name of condition: Nemaline myopathy 1

Other names or spellings for Nemaline myopathy 1:

NEM1, nemaline myopathy caused by mutation in the tropomyosin 3 gene

 

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