What is the role of ECG in the workup of congenital myopathies?

Updated: Mar 11, 2019
  • Author: Matthew Harmelink, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Cardiac disease may be prominent in nemaline myopathy or, at times, in other congenital myopathies. Obtain an ECG when considering these diagnoses. Unless there are clinical symptoms, this testing is typically done after genetic or pathologic confirmation.


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