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Myofibrillar Myopathies are a group of genetic disorder that may be diagnosed in early childhood but become a concern only after the age of 40. The disorders are characterised by a slow progressive muscle weakness. This can involve both skeletal and smooth muscles. Symptoms such as muscle stiffness, aching, cramps or decreased muscle mass (atrophy) are evident along with pain, loss of sensation and inability to control muscles.
HOW IS MYOFIBRILLAR MYOPATHIES DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Myofibrillar Myopathies is based on clinical findings and evaluation of family history. Diagnostic tests include nerve conduction studies, electromyography and muscle biopsy. Molecular genetic testing helps confirm diagnosis.
HOW IS MYOFIBRILLAR MYOPATHIES TREATED?
Treatment for this includes physiotherapy, especially bracing techniques that are known to help fight muscle abnormalities. Some medications may be provided to relieve the pain. Alternative therapy like acupuncture and massage techniques are suggested to help boost muscle strength.
DID YOU KNOW?
People affected with Myofibrillar Myopathies are usually wheelchair bound after about 20 years after onset of disease