Condition Fact Sheets

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Becker Muscular Dystrophy (BMD)


Congential Myopathies

  • Central Core Disease
  • Nemaline Myopathy (Rod Body Disease)
  • Myotubular Myopathy (Centronuclear Myopathy)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT)

  • Also known as Hereditary & Motor Sensory Neuropathy (HMSN)
  • And also as Peroneal Muscular Atrophy

Distal Muscular Dystrophy


Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)


Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD)


Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA)


Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

  • Dermatomyositis (DM)
  • Polymyositis (PM)

Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)


Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy


Motor Neurone Disease

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Progressive Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Bulbar Palsy

Myasthenia Gravis

  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LES)
  • Congenital Myasthenic Syndrome (CMS)

Myopathies (other)

  • Myotonia Congenita (Thomsen’s disease and Becker type)
  • Paramyotonia Congenita (Eulenberg’s disease)
  • Periodic Paralysis

Myotonic Dystrophy (DM)


Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

  • SMN-Related SMA
  • Non-SMN SMA
  • Spinal-Bulbar Muscular Atrophy