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Muscle Disorders

Also called: Myopathy


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:

Sometimes the cause of muscle disorders is unknown.

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