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Central Core Myopathy (Central Core Disease) Summary

Description: An inherited congenital myopathic condition characterized by weakness and hypotonia in infancy and delayed motor development. Muscle biopsy reveals a condensation of myofibrils and myofibrillar material in the central portion of each muscle fiber. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1452)

Also Known As: Central Core Disease; Myopathy, Central Core; Central Core Disease of Muscle; Central Core Diseases; Central Core Myopathies Show All >>

Networked: 194 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Central Core Myopathy

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ryanodine Receptor Calcium Release Channel (Ryanodine Receptor) : 1 outcome 9 studies in 137 results : IBA
  2. Dynamin II : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Calcium : 2 studies in 16 results : IBA
  4. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 study in 8 results : IBA
  5. Antibodies : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  6. nebulin : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  7. Polymorphic catecholergic ventricular tachycardia : 7 results : IBA
  8. Potassium : 4 results : IBA
  9. Selenoproteins (Selenoprotein) : 3 results : IBA
  10. L-Type Calcium Channels (Dihydropyridine Receptor) : 3 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Central Core Myopathy

  1. Muscular Diseases (Myopathy)
  2. Congenital Structural Myopathies (Centronuclear Myopathy)
  3. Malignant Hyperthermia
  4. Nemaline Myopathies (Nemaline Myopathy)
  5. Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis (Periodic Paralysis, Hypokalemic)
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Key Therapies for Central Core Myopathy

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  1. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart) : 1 result
  2. Spinal Fusion (Spondylosyndesis) : 1 result
  3. Mechanical Ventilators (Ventilator) : 1 result
  4. Denervation : 1 result
  5. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 1 result
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