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[myopathy]: pain on exercise suggests (2)

metabolic myopathy
ischaemic

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[myopathy]: name a metabolic myopathy

McArdles disease

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[myopathy]: infiltration with fat or connective tissue (Duchennes) into the muscle may manifest

Oddly firm muscles

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[myopathy]: excessive fatiguability of muscles suggest

myasthenia gravis

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[myopathy]: fasiculation suggests damage to where?

Anterior horn cell

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[myopathy]: if specific muscle groups are affected?

muscular dystrophy

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[myopathy]: Duchennes is an X-linked recessive disorder and is due to genes coding for functional ...

Dystrophin

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[myopathy]: When does Duchennes present

4 years

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[myopathy]: how does Duchennes typically present (3)

clumsy walking
standing difficulty
respiratory failure

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[myopathy]: what is seen, especially in the calf muscles

Pseudohypertrophy

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[myopathy]: On investigation ... is raised x40

Serum creatine kinase

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[myopathy]: partially functioning Dystrophin is called

Beckers muscular Dystrophy

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[myopathy]: Facioscapulahumeral muscular dystrophy presents with what

not puff cheeks out
weak face
cant raise hands above head
scapular winging
horizontal clavicles

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[myopathy]: facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy displays what inheritance

AD

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[myopathy]: only do muscle biopsy if ... are non-diagnostic

genetic tests

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[myopathy]: what improves prognosis in Duchennes

home ventilation

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[myopathy]: Myotonic disorders show ... on histology

long chains of central nuclei within muscle fibres

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[myopathy]: Chief mytonic disorder

Dystrophia myotonica

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[myopathy]: Dystrophia myotonica pathophys

Chloride channelopathy

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