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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery

Muscle Diseases

(Jump to: Overviews | Cancer | Chronic Fatigue Syndrome | Compartment Syndrome | Congenital Myasthenia | Congenital Myopathies | Endocrine Myopathies | Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva | Fibromyalgia | Isaacs Syndrome | Malignant Hyperthermia | Metabolic Muscle Disease | Mitochondrial Muscle Disease | Muscle Cramps | Muscle Hypertrophy | Muscular Dystrophy | Myositis | Myotonia | Neuromuscular Disease | Periodic Paralysis | Rhabdomyolysis )

Muscle Disease Overviews
Facts About Myopathies:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Genetics and Neuromuscular Diseases:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Muscle Disorders:MedlinePlus

See Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma
See Cancer, Rhabdomyosarcoma

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
General Information
Stanford Chronic Fatigue Initiative:Stanford Medicine
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:UpToDate Patient Information
About Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome:CFIDS Association of America
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:MedlinePlus
Treatment & Coping
Treatment:CFIDS Association of America
Management of CFS:CDC
Virus Induced Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Virus Induced CNS Dysfunction
Stanford Clinical Trial of Valcyte in CFS

Compartment Syndrome
Compartment Syndrome:AAOS
Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome:Mayo Clinic

Congenital Myasthenia
Congenital Myasthenia:NINDS
Congenital Myopathy Overview
Congenital Myopathy:NINDS
Central Core Disease
Central Core Disease:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Myopathies:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Central Core Disease:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Central Core Disease:GeneReviews
Congenital Fiber Type Disproportion
Congenital Fiber-Type Disproportion:GeneReviews
Multiminicore Myopathy
Multiminicore Disease:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Multiminicore Disease:GeneReviews
Myofibrillar Myopathy (Desmin Storage Myopathy)
Myofibrillar Myopathy:GeneReviews
Myotubular Myopathy
X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy:GeneReviews
Nemaline Myopathy
Nemaline Myopathy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Nemaline Myopathy:GeneReviews

Endocrine Myopathies
Hyperthyroid Myopathy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Hypothyroid Myopathy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Thyrotoxic Myopathy:NINDS

Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP):NORD
Support Guidebooks for Families and Children:International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association
Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva:Genetics Home Reference, NLM

General Information
Fibromyalgia:Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Fibromyalgia:UpToDate Patient Information
Pain and Sleep: What is Fibromyalgia?:National Sleep Foundation
Fibromyalgia News and Research:Arthritis Foundation
Fibromyalgia Treatment
Treatment:Fibromyalgia Network
Coping with Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia and
Daily Living:Fibromyalgia Network

Isaacs Syndrome
Isaac's Syndrome (Neuromyotonia):NINDS

Malignant Hyperthermia
What is Malignant Hyperthermia?:Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States
Malignant Hyperthermia:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptibility:GeneReviews

Metabolic Muscle Disease
Facts About Metabolic Diseases of Muscle:Muscular Dystrophy Association

Mitochondrial Muscle Disease
Facts About Mitochondrial Myopathies:Muscular Dystrophy Association

Muscle Cramps
Muscle Cramps:MedlinePlus

Muscle Hypertrophy
Myostatin-Related Muscle Hypertrophy:GeneReviews

Muscular Dystrophy
See Muscular Dystrophy

Myositis (Muscle Inflammation)
Myositis Overviews
Myositis:UpToDate Patient Information
Dermatomyositis:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Polymyositis :Muscular Dystrophy Association
Inclusion Body Myositis
Inclusion Body Myositis:NINDS
Inclusion Body Myopathy 2:GeneReviews
Inclusion Body Myopathy with Paget Disease of Bone and/or Frontotemporal Dementia:GeneReviews

Myotonia Congenita
Myotonia Congenita:NINDS
Myotonia Congenita:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Myotonia Congenita:GeneReviews
Paramyotonia Congenita
Paramyotonia Congenita:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Potassium-aggravated Myotonia
Potassium-aggravated Myotonia:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy
See Muscular Dystrophy

Neuromuscular Disease
Neuromuscular Disorders:MedlinePlus

Periodic Paralysis
General Information
Familial Periodic Paralyses:NIND
Periodic Paralysis (Hyperkalemic and Hypokalemic):Muscular Dystrophy Association
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis Type 1:GeneReviews
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis:GeneReviews
Andersen-Tawil Syndrome
Andersen-Tawil Syndrome:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Andersen-Tawil Syndrome:GeneReviews

Rhabdomyolysis:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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