Neuropediatrics 2017 Apr 15. Epub 2017 Apr 15.
Friedrich-Baur-Institut, Neurologische Klinik, Klinikum der Universität München, München, Germany.
Inherited and acquired muscular weakness is caused by multiple conditions. While the inherited ones are mostly caused by mutations in genes coding for myopathic or neurogenic diseases, the acquired ones occur due to inflammatory, endocrine, or toxic etiologies. Precise diagnosis of a specific disease may be challenging and may require a multidisciplinary approach. Read More