Idiopathic myopathy

Common Name(s)

Idiopathic myopathy

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The RYR-1 Foundation

The primary goal of the Foundation is to find a cure for RYR-1 related muscle diseases. To achieve this goal, the Foundation has several missions: 1) Support Research 2) Physician Education 3) Patient/family support and advocacy

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Idiopathic myopathy" for support, advocacy or research.

The RYR-1 Foundation

The primary goal of the Foundation is to find a cure for RYR-1 related muscle diseases. To achieve this goal, the Foundation has several missions: 1) Support Research 2) Physician Education 3) Patient/family support and advocacy

http://www.ryr1.org

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Idiopathic myopathy" returned 30 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis without limb weakness: a differential diagnosis of core myopathy?
 

Author(s): Rafael de Paiva Luciano, Eduardo Barros Puertas, Delio Eulalio Martins, Flavio Faloppa, David Del Curto, Luciano Miller Reis Rodrigues, Beny Schmidt, Acary Souza Bulle de Oliveira, Marcelo Wajchenberg

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Core myopathies are a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of congenital myopathies with the common defined histopathological feature of focally reduced oxidative activity on muscle biopsy. It has a low incidence, however, recent articles show broad clinical spectrum, suggesting ...

Last Updated: 5 Aug 2015

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Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and haplotypes in Hungarian patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): Levente Bodoki, Ji-Qing Chen, Margit Zeher, Melinda Nagy-Vincze, Zoltán Griger, Erika Zilahi, Katalin Dankó

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2015 ;2015():809895.

 

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are autoimmune diseases characterized by symmetrical proximal muscle weakness. Our aim was to identify a correlation between VDR polymorphisms or haplotypes and myositis. We studied VDR-BsmI, VDR-ApaI, VDR-TaqI, and VDR-FokI polymorphisms and haplotypes ...

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2015

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Complex repetitive discharge on electromyography as a risk factor for malignancy in idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): Na Ri Kim, Eon Jeong Nam, Jong Wan Kang, Hyun Seok Song, Churl Hyun Im, Young Mo Kang

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2014 Nov;29(6):814-21.

 

We investigated the electromyography (EMG) findings and demographic, clinical, and laboratory features that may predict the development of malignancy in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM).

Last Updated: 7 Nov 2014

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The terms "Idiopathic myopathy" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Strategies for evaluating idiopathic inflammatory myopathy disease susceptibility genes.
 

Author(s): Simon Rothwell, Robert G Cooper, Janine A Lamb, Hector Chinoy

Journal: Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2014 Oct;16(10):446.

 

This review outlines the progress that has been made in understanding the genetics of the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies in the previous 2 years, with a particular focus on dermatomyositis and polymyositis. A recent genome-wide association study in dermatomyositis has confirmed ...

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2014

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Safety and efficacy of exercise training in patients with an idiopathic inflammatory myopathy--a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Gerarda E A Habers, Tim Takken

Journal: Rheumatology (Oxford). 2011 Nov;50(11):2113-24.

 

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) are a group of rare heterogeneous autoimmune skeletal muscle disorders characterized by muscle weakness, excessive muscle fatigue and diminished aerobic fitness. Exercise training could be one way to prevent or delay the negative effects of ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2011

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Recent advances in the immunogenetics of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): Hector Chinoy, Janine A Lamb, William E R Ollier, Robert G Cooper

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This review summarizes the previous and current literature on the immunogenetics of idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (IIM) and updates the research progress that has been made over the past decade. A substantial part of the genetic risk for developing adult- and juvenile-onset IIM ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2011

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MYOPROSP - a Prospective Cohort Study in Myositis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Myositis; Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy

 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2015

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Adult and Juvenile Myositis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Dermatomyositis; Polymyositis; Inclusion Body Myositis

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2016

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