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What is Nemaline myopathy 2?

What is Nemaline myopathy 2?

  • Nemaline myopathy 2: 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 2 is caused by a defect on the nebulin gene on chromosome 2q22.

Nemaline myopathy 2: Introduction

Types of Nemaline myopathy 2:

Broader types of Nemaline myopathy 2:

How serious is Nemaline myopathy 2?

Complications of Nemaline myopathy 2: see complications of Nemaline myopathy 2

What causes Nemaline myopathy 2?

Causes of Nemaline myopathy 2: see causes of Nemaline myopathy 2

What are the symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 2?

Symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 2: see symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 2

Complications of Nemaline myopathy 2: see complications of Nemaline myopathy 2

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nemaline myopathy 2: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nemaline myopathy 2.
Treatments for Nemaline myopathy 2: see treatments for Nemaline myopathy 2

Name and Aliases of Nemaline myopathy 2

Main name of condition: Nemaline myopathy 2

Other names or spellings for Nemaline myopathy 2:

NEM2, nemaline myopathy caused by mutation in the nebulin gene

 

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