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Miyoshi myopathy

Synonym(s) -
Prevalence 1-9 / 1 000 000
Inheritance -
Age of onset Adult
  • G71.0
  • C1850808
  • C537480
MedDRA -


Miyoshi myopathy (MM) is a distal myopathy (see this term) characterized by weakness in the distal lower extremity posterior compartment (gastrocnemius and soleus muscles) and is associated with difficulties in standing on tip toes.

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Clinical genetics review
  • EN (2015)
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