Bethlem Myopathy


What type of disease is Bethlem myopathy considered?

Bethlem myopathy is considered a muscular dystrophy. Muscular dystrophies are a group of disorders that cause muscle weakness and loss of muscle mass because the proteins that make up the muscles are not formed properly. These symptoms become worse over time.

Mayo Clinic, Muscular dystrophy, Accessed 21FEB19

Lampe AK, Flanigan KM, Bushby KM, et al. Collagen Type VI-Related Disorders. 2004 Jun 25 [Updated 2012 Aug 9]. In: Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2019.Available from:

Genetics home reference, Collagen VI-related myopathy, Accessed 21FEB19

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