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Muscle Disorders

Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis.

Causes of muscle disorders include:

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  1. Muscle Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even ...
  2. Muscle Cramps (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are muscle cramps? Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions or spasms in one or more of your muscles. They are very common and often occur after ...
  3. Smooth Muscle Antibody (SMA) Test What is a smooth muscle antibody (SMA) test? This test looks for smooth muscle antibodies (SMAs) in a sample of your blood. ... the liver. They are sometimes called anti-smooth muscle antibodies (ASMAs). They get their name because they ...
  4. Congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles (CFEOM) is a disorder of the nervous system that affects use of the muscles that surround the eyes (extraocular muscles). ...
  5. Rippling muscle disease is a condition in which the muscles are unusually sensitive to movement or pressure (irritable). The muscles near the center of the body ( ...
  6. Myostatin-related muscle hypertrophy is a rare condition characterized by reduced body fat and increased muscle size. Affected individuals have up ...
  7. Hereditary angiopathy with nephropathy, aneurysms, and muscle cramps (HANAC) syndrome is part of a group of conditions called the COL4A1-related disorders. The conditions ...
  8. Muscle spasticity, or spasms, causes your muscles to become stiff or rigid. It can also cause exaggerated, deep tendon reflexes, like a knee-jerk reaction when your reflexes are ...
  9. Muscle atrophy is the wasting (thinning) or loss of muscle tissue. ... There are three types of muscle atrophy: physiologic, pathologic, and neurogenic. Physiologic atrophy is caused by not using the muscles enough . This type of atrophy can often ...
  10. Muscle aches and pains are common and can involve more than one muscle. Muscle pain also can involve ligaments, tendons, and fascia. ...
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