Idiopathic myopathy

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Idiopathic myopathy

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The RYR-1 Foundation

The primary goal of the Foundation is to find a cure for RYR-1 related muscle diseases. To achieve this goal, the Foundation has several missions: 1) Support Research 2) Physician Education 3) Patient/family support and advocacy

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Idiopathic myopathy" for support, advocacy or research.

The RYR-1 Foundation

The primary goal of the Foundation is to find a cure for RYR-1 related muscle diseases. To achieve this goal, the Foundation has several missions: 1) Support Research 2) Physician Education 3) Patient/family support and advocacy

http://www.ryr1.org

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Idiopathic myopathy" returned 27 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Monitoring change in volume of calcifications in juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: a pilot study using low dose computed tomography.
 

Author(s): Maria Ibarra, Cynthia Rigsby, Gabrielle A Morgan, Christina L Sammet, Chiang-Ching Huang, Dong Xu, Ira N Targoff, Lauren M Pachman

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Dystrophic calcifications may occur in patients with J uvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy (JIIM) as well as other connective tissue and metabolic diseases, but a reliable method of measuring the volume of these calcifications has not been established. The purpose of this study ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Muscle Metabolic Responses During Dynamic In-Magnet Exercise Testing: A Pilot Study in Children with an Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy.
 

Author(s): Marco van Brussel, Joep W M van Oorschot, Joep P J Schmitz, Klaas Nicolay, Annet van Royen-Kerkhof, Tim Takken, Jeroen A L Jeneson

Journal: Acad Radiol. 2015 Nov;22(11):1443-8.

 

The clinical utility of supine in-magnet bicycling in combination with phosphorus magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((31)P MRS) to evaluate quadriceps muscle metabolism was examined in four children with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) in remission and healthy age- and gender-matched controls.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis without limb weakness: a differential diagnosis of core myopathy?
 

Author(s): Rafael de Paiva Luciano, Eduardo Barros Puertas, Delio Eulalio Martins, Flavio Faloppa, David Del Curto, Luciano Miller Reis Rodrigues, Beny Schmidt, Acary Souza Bulle de Oliveira, Marcelo Wajchenberg

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Core myopathies are a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of congenital myopathies with the common defined histopathological feature of focally reduced oxidative activity on muscle biopsy. It has a low incidence, however, recent articles show broad clinical spectrum, suggesting ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Idiopathic myopathy" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy: A Systematic Review.
 

Author(s): Valérie Leclair, Malin Regardt, Sophie Wojcik, Marie Hudson,

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Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is a research priority in chronic diseases. We undertook a systematic review (registration #CRD42015024939) to identify, appraise and synthesize the evidence relating to HRQoL in idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM). A comprehensive search ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Rare myositis-specific autoantibody associations among Hungarian patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.
 

Author(s): L Bodoki, M Nagy-Vincze, Z Griger, Z Betteridge, L Szöllősi, R Jobanputra, K Dankó

Journal: Acta Reumatol Port. ;40(4):337-47.

 

Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are systemic, chronic autoimmune diseases characterized by symmetrical, proximal muscle weakness. Homogeneous groups present with similar symptoms. The response to therapy and prognosis could be facilitated by myositis-specific autoantibodies, and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Comprehensive Overview on Myositis-Specific Antibodies: New and Old Biomarkers in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy.
 

Author(s): Minoru Satoh, Shin Tanaka, Angela Ceribelli, S John Calise, Edward K L Chan

Journal: Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2017 Feb;52(1):1-19.

 

Autoantibodies specific for idiopathic inflammatory myopathy (myositis-specific autoantibodies (MSAs)) are clinically useful biomarkers to help the diagnosis of polymyositis/dermatomyositis (PM/DM). Many of these are also associated with a unique clinical subset of PM/DM, making them ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Optimizing Treatment on Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

 

Last Updated: 9 May 2018

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Physical Training in Patients With Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies; Physical Activity

 

Last Updated: 9 May 2018

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MYOPROSP - a Prospective Cohort Study in Myositis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myositis; Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy

 

Last Updated: 3 May 2018

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