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Miyoshi myopathy

Disease definition

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 associated with difficulties in standing on tip toes.

ORPHA:45448

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G71.0
  • OMIM: 254130  613318
  • UMLS: C1850808
  • MeSH: C537480
  • GARD: 9676
  • MedDRA: -

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