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Reducing body myopathy

Disease definition

Reducing body myopathy (RBM) is a rare muscle disorder marked by progressive muscle weakness and the presence of characteristic inclusion bodies in affected muscle fibres.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable or X-linked dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adult
  • ICD-10: G71.2
  • OMIM: 300717  300718
  • UMLS: C0270970
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12162
  • MedDRA: -
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