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What is the definition or description of: Myopathy?

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Dr. Bert Liang
Neurology

In brief: Muscle disorder

Myopathy is a primary disorder of the muscle.
Myopathies can be congenital, acquired (often autoimmune) and part of hereditary syndromes. These are typically diagnosed based on clinical presentation, genetic testing, and muscle biopsy and occasionally electrodiagnostic testing.

In brief: Muscle disorder

Myopathy is a primary disorder of the muscle.
Myopathies can be congenital, acquired (often autoimmune) and part of hereditary syndromes. These are typically diagnosed based on clinical presentation, genetic testing, and muscle biopsy and occasionally electrodiagnostic testing.
Dr. Bert Liang
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