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Brody myopathy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Brody disease
  • Sarcoplasmic reticulum -Ca2+ATPase deficiency
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Treatment

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How might Brody disease be treated?

There have been case reports describing treatment of Brody disease with the muscle relaxant, dantrolene and with calcium channel blockers with varying success.[1]
Last updated: 3/20/2009

References
  1. Rose M, Griggs RC. Hereditary Nondegernative Neuromuscular Disease. In: Goetz CG . Textbook of Clinical Neurology, 3rd ed. Philadelphia PA: Saunders; 2007;


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Other Names for this Disease
  • Brody disease
  • Sarcoplasmic reticulum -Ca2+ATPase deficiency
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