What are the complications of myopathies?

Updated: Dec 28, 2017
  • Author: Courtney A Bethel, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Complications of myopathy include the following:

  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Hypertension
  • Dysphagia
  • Acute gastric dilation
  • Respiratory failure
  • Endocrinopathies
  • Cataracts
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Seizures and cerebral dysplasias
  • Early death

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