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Nemaline myopathy is a disorder that primarily affects skeletal muscles, which are muscles that the body uses for movement. People with nemaline myopathy have muscle weakness (myopathy) throughout the body, but it is typically most severe in the muscles of the face, neck, and limbs. This weakness can worsen over time. Affected individuals may have feeding and swallowing difficulties, foot deformities, abnormal curvature of the spine (scoliosis), and joint deformities (contractures). Most people with nemaline myopathy are able to walk, although some affected children may begin walking later than usual. As the condition progresses, some people may require wheelchair assistance. In severe cases, the muscles used for breathing are affected and life-threatening breathing difficulties can occur.
HOW IS NEMALINE MYOPATHY DIAGNOSED?
A thorough clinical examination, detailed patient and family history and identification of characteristic findings are followed during diagnosis of Nemaline Myopathy. During diagnosis of Nemaline Myopathy, general physicians may look for fine, thread-like or rod-like structures are found during examination. Molecular genetic testing helps confirm the condition
HOW IS NEMALINE MYOPATHY TREATED?
Currently, there is no medication available for this illness and usually patients are suggested rehabilitation therapy and alternative medicines include homeopathy. They can consult with speech therapists and physiotherapists to manage the problem further.
DID YOU KNOW?
The disease is divided into six types based on its severity and the age of onset. The type that is congenital is most lethal and is considered to be life threatening.