Which muscle diseases cause focal muscular atrophy (FMA)?

Updated: Feb 20, 2018
  • Author: Sridharan Ramaratnam, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Muscle diseases

  • Sarcoid myopathy

  • Quadriceps myopathy

  • Focal myositis and inclusion body myositis

  • Injection myopathy

  • Skeletal muscle lymphoma [14]

  • Central core disease of muscle [15]

  • Muscular dystrophies

  • Myotonic dystrophy

  • Congenital absence of muscle

Disuse atrophy - Secondary to arthritis, fractures, periarthritis other injuries

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