What is bethlem myopathy?

Also known as: muscular dystrophy, collagen VI-related myopathy.

Bethlem myopathy is a form of muscular dystrophy that causes joint stiffness and muscle weakness that gradually becomes worse over time. It often affects the feet, hands and elbows.

Reviewed by: Trevor J Resnick, MD

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