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Metabolic Myopathies

Call for Papers

Metabolic myopathies comprise a clinically heterogeneous group of diseases caused by defects in cell energy metabolism, including muscle glycogenosis, lipid storage myopathies, and mitochondrial myopathies. They range from infantile, onset to adult, onset forms and include fixed myopathies, exercise-related myopathies, and multisystem diseases.

The present Special Issue aims to provide nonspecialist doctors in myology the tools for diagnosing a metabolic myopathy and orientating among the various clinical forms and the current and future therapeutic options.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Metabolic myopathies
  • Muscle glycogenoses
  • Lipid storage myopathies
  • Mitochondrial diseases
  • Treatment of metabolic myopathies

Authors can submit their manuscripts through the Manuscript Tracking System at

Submission DeadlineFriday, 25 May 2018
Publication DateOctober 2018

Papers are published upon acceptance, regardless of the Special Issue publication date.

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