What is it?

Centronuclear myopathy refers to a condition characterized by muscle weakness and wasting in the skeletal muscles, which are the muscles that move our skeleton and provide our movement ability. The severity of centronuclear myopathy varies among affected individuals, even among members of the same family.

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Signs & symptoms

-Muscle weakness at any time from birth to early adulthood
- Delayed development of motor skills
- Muscle pain during exercise
- Difficulty walking
- Breathing problems


Diagnosis of centronuclear myopathy is based on typical histological findings from the muscle tissue, following an investigation of your medical history and physical examination by your healthcare provider.


Treating CNM requires a multidisciplinary approach. No specific therapy exists yet but different therapeutic strategies are under investigation.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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