Conditions with Care Standards/Management Guidelines

The conditions below with a link have a corresponding page with practical information and management guidelines available. If there is no link then this condition is yet to be added to the library. Please email us by clicking here if you have any questions. 

Muscular Dystrophies

Metabolic Diseases of the Muscle - ALL TYPES which includes:

Myopathies - ALL TYPES which includes: 

Inflammatory Myopathies

  • Dermatomyositis

  • Juvenile Dermatomyositis

  • Polymyositis

  • Inclusion Body Myositis 

Inherited Ataxias

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias - ALL TYPES

Also called Familial Spastic Paraparesis

Diseases of the Motor Neurons

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) - all types including:
    Type 1 Infantile Progressive SMA/Werdnig Hoffmann Disease
    Type 2 Intermediate SMA
    Type 3 Juvenile SMA/Kugelberg-Welander syndrome
    Type 4 Adult SMA

  • Spinal Bulbar Muscular Atrophy (SBMA) / Kennedy's Disease and X-linked SBMA 

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress (SMARD1) / Distal SMA Type 1 (DSMA1) / Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy

Diseases of the Peripheral Nerve

Diseases of the Neuromuscular Junction

Phakomatoses 

Leucodystrophies - ALL TYPES

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