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Myopathies, Nemaline MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Myopathies, Nemaline
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.575.290
C10.668.491.550.290
Unique ID
D017696
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017696
Scope Note
A group of inherited congenital myopathic conditions characterized clinically by weakness, hypotonia, and prominent hypoplasia of proximal muscles including the face. Muscle biopsy reveals large numbers of rod-shaped structures beneath the muscle fiber plasma membrane. This disorder is genetically heterogeneous and may occasionally present in adults. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1453)
Entry Term(s)
Adult Onset Nemaline Myopathy
Autosomal Dominant Nemaline Myopathy
Autosomal Recessive Nemaline Myopathy
Childhood Onset Nemaline Myopathy
Late Onset Nemaline Myopathy
Myopathy, Nemaline
Myopathy, Rod
Myopathy, Rod-Body
Nemaline Body Disease
Nemaline Myopathies
Nemaline Myopathy
Nemaline Myopathy, Adult Onset
Nemaline Myopathy, Autosomal Dominant
Nemaline Myopathy, Autosomal Recessive
Nemaline Myopathy, Childhood Onset
Nemaline Myopathy, Late Onset
Nemaline Rod Disease
Rod Body Disease
Rod Myopathy
Rod-Body Myopathy
Previous Indexing
Muscle Hypotonia (1967-1993)
Muscular Diseases (1966-1993)
Neuromuscular Diseases (1971-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see NEMALINE MYOPATHY 1994-1999
History Note
2000(1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Myopathies, Nemaline Preferred
Nemaline Myopathy, Autosomal Dominant Narrower
Nemaline Myopathy, Childhood Onset Narrower
Nemaline Myopathy, Late Onset Narrower
Adult Onset Nemaline Myopathy Narrower
Nemaline Myopathy, Autosomal Recessive Narrower
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