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What is Nemaline myopathy 6?

What is Nemaline myopathy 6?

  • Nemaline myopathy 6: 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 6 is caused by a defect on chromosome 15q. Type 4 was slowly progressive but wheelchair dependency does not eventuate.

Nemaline myopathy 6: Introduction

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What causes Nemaline myopathy 6?

Causes of Nemaline myopathy 6: see causes of Nemaline myopathy 6

What are the symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 6?

Symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 6: see symptoms of Nemaline myopathy 6

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nemaline myopathy 6: Medical Geneticist, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nemaline myopathy 6.
Treatments for Nemaline myopathy 6: see treatments for Nemaline myopathy 6

Name and Aliases of Nemaline myopathy 6

Main name of condition: Nemaline myopathy 6

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