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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Congenital fiber type disproportion


Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital fiber-type disproportion myopathy
  • Myopathy, congenital with fiber-type disproportion
  • CFTDM
  • Fiber-type disproportion myopathy, congenital
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Treatment

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Are there any new therapies, medications, or supplements to cure or treat congenital fiber type disproportion?

Currently we are not aware of new therpies, drugs, supplements, or vitamins to cure or effectively treat congenital fiber-type disproportion. Supportive treatment may involve orthopedic treatments, as well as physical, occupational or speech therapy.[1] You can find additional information on the management of congenital fiber type disproportion at the following link to the GeneReviews Web site. GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions. 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=gene&part=cftd#cftd.Management
Last updated: 4/30/2010

References
  1. NINDS Congenital Myopathy Information Page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). 2011; http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/myopathy_congenital/myopathy_congenital.htm. Accessed 9/5/2012.


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Management Guidelines

  • GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions.

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Congenital fiber type disproportion. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Congenital fiber-type disproportion myopathy
  • Myopathy, congenital with fiber-type disproportion
  • CFTDM
  • Fiber-type disproportion myopathy, congenital
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.