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Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2012 Feb;23(1):173-86, xii. doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2011.11.011. Epub 2011 Dec 11.

Exercise testing in metabolic myopathies.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. tarnopol@mcmaster.ca

Abstract

Metabolic myopathies are a group of genetic disorders specifically affecting glucose/glycogen, lipid, and mitochondrial metabolism. The main metabolic myopathies that are evaluated in this article are the mitochondrial myopathies, fatty acid oxidation defects, and glycogen storage disease. This article focuses on the usefulness of exercise in the evaluation of genetic metabolic myopathies.

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