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n. pl. my·op·a·thies
A disease of muscle or muscle tissue.

my′o·path′ic (mī′ə-păth′ĭk) adj.


1. (Medicine) of, relating to or affected by myopathy
2. (Medicine) causing myopathy
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Adj.1.myopathic - of or relating to any disease of the muscles that is not caused by nerve dysfunction
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EMG is useful to distinguish neurological from myopathic causes.
Thus, whether exercise protects or damages telomere length depends on intensity and duration of exercise, and the tissue type because athletes with "fatigued athlete myopathic syndrome" (FAMS) had shorter telomeres in their skeletal muscles compared to other athletes, which results from their huge proliferative stress on satellite cells and increased ROS
Electromyography showed low amplitude, short duration, polyphasic motor unit potentials with full recruitment, suggesting a myopathic pattern.
Neurophysiologic studies revealed a mild axonal type neuropathy, and electromyography results were consistent with an active myopathic process in multiple muscles.
Its pathogenesis is unknown; in addition to a genetic cause, theories involving inflammatory, vascular, neuropathic, and myopathic insults during embryogenesis have been suggested.
Neuromuscular scoliosis (NMS) is commonly defined as a scoliotic deformity arising secondarily to muscle imbalance caused by an underlying neuropathic or myopathic disease.
The idiopathic inflammatory myopathies are defined by the combination of proximal muscle weakness, increased serum concentrations of enzymes derived from skeletal muscle, myopathic changes on electromyography and inflammation of the muscles (1).
Effect of coenzyme Q10 on myopathic symptoms in patients treated with statins.
Thus any apparent muscle weakness in critically ill patients may be due to neuropathic as well as myopathic factors.
However, they may also be positive in other myopathic or degenerative muscular diseases.
Mutations in TK2 and SUCLA2 are responsible for the myopathic form of MDDS (4, 9).