Medical Dictionary: Myopathy

Myopathy: General term for various muscle disorders
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Myopathy (condition): See Myopathy (disease information).
Myopathy (condition): General name for any disease of the muscles.

Myopathy: Myopathy is a general term referring to any disease of muscles. Myopathies can be acquired or inherited, and can occur at birth or later in life. The muscular dystrophies are examples of myopathies. 1

More information on medical condition: Myopathy:

1. excerpt from NINDS Myopathy Information Page: NINDS

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