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Aiken was born with two rare genetic conditions, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and congenital myopathy.
Ariella Botts, 5, of East Hartford, was born with a severe muscular disorder called nemaline myopathy that requires round the clock care from a visiting nurse.
Dr. Michio Hirano, a neurologist at Columbia University Medical Center in New York who specializes in myopathies and other neuromuscular diseases, has developed an experimental therapy that has been used on at least one American patient.
The most likely possibility is a hypertrophic (enlarged heart) over a dilated (expanded/weakened) myopathy.
Blanton said Shkreli founded Retrophin after learning that a friend of Blanton's had lost a son to a rare disease, myotubular myopathy, and vowed to find a cure.
Without having seen Fairley's records, the two main possibilities are an arrhythmia (abnormal heartbeat) or myopathy (heart muscle abnormality.
Perhaps there is no increase of cardiac myopathy at all and the Saints are just being careful given his new four-year, $30million contract.
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Origin and Etymology of myopathy
First Known Use: circa 1849See Words from the same year
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