Brody myopathy

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Brody myopathy

A rare genetic skeletal muscle disease characterized by childhood onset of exercise-induced progressive impairment of muscle relaxation stiffness cramps and myalgia predominantly in the arms legs and face (eyelids) and biochemically by a reduced sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPase activity. Symptoms improve after a few minutes of rest and may be exacerbated by cold. The term Brody syndrome refers to a clinically distinguishable subset of patients without ATP2A1 mutations with adolescence or adult onset and selective muscular involvement in which myalgia is more common.

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