Name Centronuclear Myopathies
Related to/Also known as Centronculear/Myotubular Myopathy;
Congenital Myopathies
Symptoms Centronuclear and myotubular myopathy are rare inherited neuromuscular diseases of which there are three forms: x-linked, autosomal recessive, and autosomal dominant. The conditions manifest themselves as defects in the cell structure of voluntary muscles, causing low muscle tone and affecting children and adults at various stages in life.
Useful national contacts The Information Point for Centronuclear and Myotubular Myopathy
Email: centronuclear.org@btinternet.com
Link opens in new window http://centronuclear.org.uk
Online resources Myotubular/Centronuclear Myopathies (Contact a Family)
Link opens in new window www.cafamily.org.uk/medical-information/conditions/m/myotubularcentronuclear-myopathies
Our resources The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.