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Myopathies 02

Topic: Adult

Created on Tuesday, October 2 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Tuesday, October 2 2007.

What is the most common type of myopathy diagnosed in adults?

 
        A) AIDS myopathy
 
        B) Polymyositis
 
        C) Acute illness myopathy
 
        D) Limb girdle dystrophy
 
        E) Myotonic dystrophy
 

 


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A) AIDS myopathy

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Polymyositis is the most common form of myopathy seen in adults.  (See References)

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B) Polymyositis

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Polymyositis is the most common form of myopathy seen in adults.  (See References)

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C) Acute illness myopathy

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Polymyositis is the most common form of myopathy seen in adults.  (See References)

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D) Limb girdle dystrophy

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Polymyositis is the most common form of myopathy seen in adults.  (See References)

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E) Myotonic dystrophy

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Polymyositis is the most common form of myopathy seen in adults.  (See References)

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References:

1. Levin, K.H., and Luders, H.O. (Eds.) (2000). Comprehensive Clinical Neurophysiology. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia.
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Myopathies 02
Question ID: 100207061
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/02/2007
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