Fatal infantile hypertonic myofibrillar myopathy

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Fatal infantile hypertonic myofibrillar myopathy is a rare genetic skeletal muscle disease characterized by muscle stiffness and rigidity hypertonia weakness respiratory distress and normal cognition. Patients have persistently elevated creatine kinase and histopathology is typical of myofibrillar myopathy. The manifestation onset follows the short period of normal infantile development and leads to progressive respiratory insufficiency and early death.

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