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MYH7-related scapuloperoneal myopathy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy
  • Scapuloperoneal myopathy, MYH7-related
  • Scapuloperoneal syndrome, myopathic type
  • SPMD
  • SPMM
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Treatment


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How might scapuloperoneal myopathy be treated?

There is no standard course of treatment for scapuloperoneal myopathy. Some patients may benefit from physical therapy or other therapeutic exercises.[1]
Last updated: 8/9/2012

References
  1. Scapuloperoneal myopathy. National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). 2007; http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/436/viewAbstract. Accessed 8/9/2012.