Nemaline Myopathy 6; Nem6

Description

Nemaline myopathy-6 is an autosomal dominant skeletal muscle disorder characterized by childhood onset of slowly progressive proximal muscle weakness, exercise intolerance, and slow movements with stiff muscles. Patients are unable to run or correct themselves from falling over. Histopathologic changes seen on skeletal muscle biopsy include nemaline rods, cores devoid of oxidative enzyme activity, and predominance of hypertrophic type 1 fibers. There is no cardiac or respiratory involvement (summary by Sambuughin et al., 2010).

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Nemaline Myopathy 6; Nem6

  • Muscle weakness
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Gait disturbance
  • Dysphagia
  • Myopathy
  • Proximal muscle weakness
  • Facial palsy
  • Distal muscle weakness
  • Limb muscle weakness
  • Falls

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Incidence and onset information

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Nemaline Myopathy 6; Nem6 Recommended genes panels

Panel Name, Specifity and genes Tested/covered
Congenital Myopathy Advanced Sequencing Evaluation.

By Athena Diagnostics Inc (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, TTN, ACTA1, CCDC78, SELENON, TRIM32, CFL2, CNTN1, MEGF10, DNM2, KLHL40, KBTBD13, MTM1, MYBPC3, MYH2, MYH7 , (...)

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Specificity
5 %
Genes
100 %
Neuromuscular Disorders Panel.

By Greenwood Genetic Center Diagnostic Laboratories Greenwood Genetic Center (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, SCN4A, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCE, SGCG, SLC25A4, SUCLA2, SUCLG1, TWNK, TCAP, TIA1, TK2, TNNI2, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, MYOT , (...)

View the complete list with 124 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Congenital Muscular Myopathy.

By Knight Diagnostic Laboratories - Molecular Diagnostic Center Oregon Health & Science University (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, ACTA1, SELENON, CFL2, CNTN1, DNM2, KBTBD13, MTM1, MYF6, MYH7, NEB
Specificity
7 %
Genes
100 %
Neuromuscular Disorders Sequencing Panel.

By Genetic Services Laboratory University of Chicago (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, SCN4A, SGCA, SGCB, SGCD, SGCG, SNAP25, STIM1, SYT2, TCAP, TNNT1, TNXB, TPM2, TPM3, MYOT, TTN, VCP, ACTA1, RXYLT1 , (...)

View the complete list with 91 more genes
Specificity
1 %
Genes
100 %
Congenital Myopathy Sequencing Panel.

By Genetic Services Laboratory University of Chicago (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, SCN4A, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, TTN, ACTA1, CCDC78, SELENON, SPEG, KLHL41, CFL2, CHKB, CNTN1, COL12A1, STAC3, MEGF10, DNM2, KLHL40 , (...)

View the complete list with 8 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Congenital Myopathy Deletion/Duplication Panel.

By Genetic Services Laboratory University of Chicago (United States).

RYR1, BIN1, SCN4A, TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, TTN, ACTA1, CCDC78, SELENON, SPEG, KLHL41, CFL2, CHKB, CNTN1, COL12A1, STAC3, MEGF10, DNM2, KLHL40 , (...)

View the complete list with 8 more genes
Specificity
4 %
Genes
100 %
Nemaline Myopathy Sequencing Panel.

By Genetic Services Laboratory University of Chicago (United States).

TNNT1, TPM2, TPM3, ACTA1, KLHL41, CFL2, KLHL40, KBTBD13, LMOD3, NEB
Specificity
10 %
Genes
100 %
Nemaline Myopathy 6.

By Human Genetics University Hospital Bern (Switzerland).

KBTBD13
Specificity
100 %
Genes
100 %

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