A very rare neuromuscular disorder involving the buildup of a certain protein called desmin in various muscles. The severity and rate of progression of the disorder is variable.
* Progressive muscle weakness * Heart conduction block * Abnormal heart rhythm * Heart muscle disease * Breathing problems * Peripheral neuropathy
signs and symptoms of Desmin related myopathy may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Desmin related myopathy symptoms.