Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases


Diseases covered

Genetic Muscle diseases

  • Mitochondrial Disease
  • 'Channelopathies' including the Periodic Paralyses, Non-dystrophic myotonias, Andersen-Tawil Syndrome and Episodic Ataxia
  • Muscular dystrophies including Duchenne's/Becker's muscular dystrophy, FSHD, limb girdle musuclar dystrophies, distal myopathies, OPMD
  • Myotonic dystrophies
  • Metabolic Myopathies including McArdle's and adult Pompe disease (acid maltase deficiency)
  • Congenital myopathies/dystrophies

Acquired Muscle Diseases

  • Dermatomyositis
  • Polymyositis
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Necrotising myopathies (including statin myopathies)