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Malignant Hyperthermia and Myopathy 01

Topic: Pediatric

Created on Sunday, December 28 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, December 28 2008.

A patient with a congenital myopathy has developed malignant hyperthermia after anesthesia. Of the following choices, which type of congenital myopathy is most likely to be the one that this patient has?

 
        A) Fingerprint myopathy
 
        B) Nemaline myopathy
 
        C) Centronuclear myopathy
 
        D) Central core disease
 
        E) Cytoplasmic body myopathy
 

 


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A) fingerprint myopathy

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Development of malignant hyperthermia after general anesthesia is not characteristic of fingerprint myopathy. Try again.  (See References)

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B) nemaline myopathy

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Development of malignant hyperthermia after general anesthesia is not characteristic of nemaline myopathy. Try again.  (See References)

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C) centronuclear myopathy

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Development of malignant hyperthermia after general anesthesia is not characteristic of centronuclear (aka myotubular) myopathy. Try again.  (See References)

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D) central core disease

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Malignant hyperthermia after general anesthesia is characteristic of central core disease. It is not characteristic of any of the other options.  (See References)

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E) cytoplasmic body myopathy

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Development of malignant hyperthermia after general anesthesia is not characteristic of cytoplasmic body myopathy. Try again.  (See References)

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References:

1. Katirji, B., Kaminsky, H.J., Preston, D.C., Ruff, R.L., and Shapiro, B.E. (Eds.) (2002). Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice. Butterworth Heinemann, Boston. (ISBN:0750671696)Advertising:
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Malignant Hyperthermia and Myopathy 01
Question ID: 122808162
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 12/28/2008
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