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Tubular aggregate myopathy


Other Names for this Disease

  • Myopathy, tubular aggregate
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Treatment

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How might tubular aggregate myopathy be treated?

Currently, we are unaware of any targeted therapies for tubular aggregate myopathy. There is very limited information in the medical literature regarding the treatment of this condition. Supportive therapies may be recommended depending on the severity of symptoms and associated complications. High dose steroids were reported to be effective in one case.[1]
Last updated: 8/15/2014

References
  1. Gilchrist JM, Ambler M, Agatiello P. Steroid-responsive tubular aggregate myopathy. Muscle Nerve. 1991 Mar;14(3):233-6; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2041544. Accessed 10/26/2011.


Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • The Centers for Mendelian Genomics program is working to discover the causes of rare genetic disorders. For more information about applying to the research study, please visit their website.
  • The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. There is a study titledĀ Study of Inherited Neurological Disorders which may be of interest to you. To find this trial, click on the link above.
  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Tubular aggregate myopathy. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Myopathy, tubular aggregate
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.