Nemaline myopathy

Is there a difference between nemaline myopathy and nemaline rod myopathy?

No, these two terms are used to refer to the same condition. They are synonyms.

Last updated on 05-01-20

Is nemaline myopathy a neurological disorder, neuromuscular disorder, or something else?

Nemaline myopathy is a neuromuscular condition; more specifically an inherited congenital myopathy.

Last updated on 05-01-20

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