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What is Nemaline myopathy 3?

What is Nemaline myopathy 3?

  • Nemaline myopathy 3: 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 3 is caused by a defect on the alpha-actin gene.

Nemaline myopathy 3: Introduction

Types of Nemaline myopathy 3:

Broader types of Nemaline myopathy 3:

How serious is Nemaline myopathy 3?

Complications of Nemaline myopathy 3: see complications of Nemaline myopathy 3

What causes Nemaline myopathy 3?

Causes of Nemaline myopathy 3: see causes of Nemaline myopathy 3

What are the symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 3?

Symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 3: see symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 3

Complications of Nemaline myopathy 3: see complications of Nemaline myopathy 3

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nemaline myopathy 3: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nemaline myopathy 3.
Treatments for Nemaline myopathy 3: see treatments for Nemaline myopathy 3

Name and Aliases of Nemaline myopathy 3

Main name of condition: Nemaline myopathy 3

Other names or spellings for Nemaline myopathy 3:

NEM3, nemaline myopathy caused by mutation in the alpha-actin gene

 

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