Inclusion body myopathy 2
Other Names for this Disease
- Distal myopathy with rimmed vacuoles
- Distal myopathy, Nonaka type
- GNE myopathy
- Hereditary inclusion body myopathy
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Inclusion body myopathy 2 is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition.
Last updated: 1/13/2014
- Inclusion body myopathy 2. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). December 2008; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/inclusion-body-myopathy-2. Accessed 12/4/2012.