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Acquired Muscle Disorders 

Acquired Muscle Disorders
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Acquired Muscle Disorders
Author(s):

Margherita Milone

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190244927.003.0048
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date: 18 October 2019

Muscle diseases consist of various disorders that primarily affect skeletal muscle, but they can also affect cardiac or smooth muscle. The disorders may be inherited, congenital, or acquired. The pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic routes, and treatment options are different for each disorder. This chapter reviews common acquired muscle disorders.

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