Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Diseases » Vacuolar myopathy » Summary
 

What is Vacuolar myopathy?

What is Vacuolar myopathy?

  • Vacuolar myopathy: A term used to describe a group of conditions involving degeneration of the spinal cord. It is most often seen in AIDS patients but also occurs in conditions such as inherited muscle diseases and other neuromuscular conditions.

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

Vacuolar myopathy: Introduction

Types of Vacuolar myopathy:

Broader types of Vacuolar myopathy:

What causes Vacuolar myopathy?

Causes of Vacuolar myopathy: see causes of Vacuolar myopathy

What are the symptoms of Vacuolar myopathy?

Symptoms of Vacuolar myopathy: see symptoms of Vacuolar myopathy

Vacuolar myopathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vacuolar myopathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vacuolar myopathy.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Vacuolar myopathy: see treatments for Vacuolar myopathy

Name and Aliases of Vacuolar myopathy

Main name of condition: Vacuolar myopathy

Other names or spellings for Vacuolar myopathy:

Autophagic Vacuolar Myopathy, AVM

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise