What is the prognosis of congenital myopathies?

Updated: Mar 11, 2019
  • Author: Matthew Harmelink, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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The prognosis for congenital myopathies varies broadly. In the most severe cases newborns and infants may die, while milder mutations result only in mild weakness and some effects on activities of daily living (ADL).


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