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Some new proposals for the classification of inherited myopathies


Dear Editor, In a recent publication in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences, we highlighted the current difficulties in classifying the various forms of inherited myopathies [1]. These suggestions were based on our initial proposals for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) and other neurogenetic disorders) [2]. Recently, we conducted an internet survey to evaluate the interest of the scientific community: 65% of the people consulted considered that changes are needed and that our proposals constitute an improvement over the historical classification of CMT [3, 4]. There have also been recent attempts to solve such problems in other neurogenetic disorders such as hereditary ataxias [5]. We are aware that any new classification of neuromuscular disorders will need to be discussed in the neurological and genetic communities, but we have proposed simplifying the classification of inherited muscular disorders by using the same three successive steps: clinical phenotype, mode of inheritance, then the name of the causative gene (Fig. 1A) [1]....
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hal-02026014 , version 1 (28-08-2020)



Stéphane Mathis, Meriem Tazir, Guilhem Sole, Laurent Magy, Gwendal Le Masson, et al.. Some new proposals for the classification of inherited myopathies. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2018, 391, pp.118-119. ⟨10.1016/j.jns.2018.06.014⟩. ⟨hal-02026014⟩
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