Nemaline myopathy 1

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Nemaline myopathy 1

Nemaline myopathy-1 is a disorder characterized by muscle weakness, usually beginning in early childhood. The severity and pattern of muscle weakness varies, but most affected individuals show mildly delayed motor development, hypotonia, generalized muscle weakness, and weakness of the proximal limb muscles and neck muscles, resulting in difficulty running and easy fatigability. Most patients have respiratory insufficiency due to muscle weakness. Other common features include myopathic facies, high-arched palate, and scoliosis. Histologic findings on skeletal muscle biopsy are variable, even in patients with the same mutation. Muscle fibers can contain nemaline rod inclusions, or so-called subsarcolemmal 'cap' structures, as well as show overall fiber-type disproportion. It has been suggested that unknown modifying factors confer a tendency to one or another pattern of inclusions on skeletal muscle biopsy in those with TPM3 mutations (summary by {13:Waddell et al., 2010} and {8:Malfatti et al., 2013}). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of nemaline myopathy, see {161800}.
 

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A Foundation Building Strength

People with nemaline myopathy (or NM) usually experience delayed motor development and weakness in the arm, leg, trunk, throat, and face muscles. Respiratory problems are a primary concern for people with all forms of NM, and though in some severe cases they may threaten life expectancy, aggressive and proactive care allows most individuals to survive and lead active lives. Our Mission is to find treatments for Nemaline Myopathy.

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2013

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Center for Jewish Genetics

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A Foundation Building Strength

People with nemaline myopathy (or NM) usually experience delayed motor development and weakness in the arm, leg, trunk, throat, and face muscles. Respiratory problems are a primary concern for people with all forms of NM, and though in some severe cases they may threaten life expectancy, aggressive and proactive care allows most individuals to survive and lead active lives. Our Mission is to find treatments for Nemaline Myopathy.

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Last Updated: 25 Apr 2013

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Center for Jewish Genetics

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Congenital Muscle Disease Study of Patient and Family Reported Medical Information
 

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Condition Summary: Muscular Dystrophy; Congenital Muscular Dystrophy; Fukutin-related Protein Gene; Limb Girdle; FKRP Gene; Childhood Onset LGMD; Adult Onset LGMD; POMT1; POMT2; POMGnT1; LARGE; Alpha Dystroglycan; Dystroglycanopathy; Centronuclear; Multiminicore; Multicore; Minicore; Congenital Fiber Type Disproportion; Myotubular; Nemaline; Congenital Myopathy; Neuromuscular; Rigid Spine; Phenotype-Genotype Correlation; Cough Assisted Device; Neuromuscular Disease; Respiratory Exacerbation; Invasive Ventilation; Chest Physiotherapy; Congenital Myopathies; Genetic Mutations; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Wheelchair Use; Cataract; Opthalmoplegia; Ullrich Congenital Muscular Dystrophy; Intermediate Collagen VI Myopathy; Laminin Alpha 2 Related Congenital Muscular Dystrophy; MDC1A; Merosin Deficient Congenital Muscular Dystrophy; Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Undiagnosed; Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Merosin Positive; Walker Warburg Syndrome; Muscle Eye Brain Disease; Fukuyama; Integrin Alpha 7 Deficiency; Integrin Alpha 9 Deficiency; Laminopathy; Lamin AC; SEPN 1 Related Myopathies; Bethlem Myopathy; Dystroglycanopathies; LGMD2K; LGMD2I; LGMD2L; LGMD2N; Actin Aggregation Myopathy; Cap Disease; Central Core Disease; Centronuclear Myopathy; Core Rod Myopathy; Hyaline Body Myopathy; Multiminicore Myopathy; Myotubular Myopathy; Nemaline Myopathy; Tubular Aggregate Myopathy; Zebra Body Disease Myopathy; Congenital Myopathy Other; Reducing Body Myopathy; Sarcotubular Myopathy; Spheroid Body Myopathy

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2014

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