Doctors for Scapuloperoneal Myopathy in Victoria Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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The weakening and wasting away of the muscles especially in the region of the shoulder blade and below the knee is known as Scapuloperoneal Myopathy. In a few rare cases facial muscles could also be affected. The severity and progression of the disease varies among patients. Patients could also experience muscle cramps and spasms.
HOW IS SCAPULOPERONEAL MYOPATHY DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of Scapuloperoneal Myopathy may involve eliminating other disorders with similar symptoms, such as facioscapulohumeral dystrophy. The following information may be required to arrive at an accurate diagnosis:
• A detailed personal and family medical history
• Complete physical exam
• Blood tests to detect abnormal levels of proteins, such as pyruvate kinase, creatine kinase, and lactic dehydrogenase (LDH)
• Genetic testing to determine the mutation in the defective gene
HOW IS SCAPULOPERONEAL MYOPATHY TREATED?
There is actually no remedy or treatment available for Scapuloperoneal Myopathy. The doctor would advise you with physiotherapy and exercises, which would add strength to your bones. Besides this, other relaxation techniques like massages also help here. Such patients also need extensive care and support from their families to overcome this issue emotionally.
DID YOU KNOW?
Scapuloperoneal Myopathy is a disorder that may be inherited in an autosomal dominant or X-linked dominant manner. Therefore, a positive family history of the condition is a risk factor for developing Scapuloperoneal Myopathy