Native American myopathy

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Native American myopathy

Native American myopathy (NAM) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by congenital weakness and arthrogryposis, cleft palate, ptosis, myopathic facies, short stature, kyphoscoliosis, talipes deformities, and susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia provoked by anesthesia. It was first reported in the Lumbee Indian tribe in North Carolina (summary by {4:Stamm et al., 2008}).
 

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