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What are neuromuscular disorders? 

What are neuromuscular disorders?
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What are neuromuscular disorders?
Author(s):

David Hilton-Jones

, Jane Freebody

, and Jane Stein

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199580354.003.0001
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date: 28 May 2020

Introduction 2

Individual disorders 4

Muscular dystrophies 6

Myotonic dystrophies 24

Congenital myopathies 30

Spinal muscular atrophy 32

Inclusion body myositis 34

Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease 36

Diagnosis 38

The term ‘neuromuscular disorder’, or ‘neuromuscular disease’, is a convenient shorthand to cover any condition caused by dysfunction of a component of the ...

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