Fingerprint body myopathy

What is Fingerprint body myopathy?

Fingerprint body myopathy is a congenital benign muscle disorder characterised by congenital hypotonia and weakness and by the presence of numerous fingerprint bodies located at the periphery of the muscle fibers. Prevalence is unknown. Less than 20 patients have been described. Few sporadic cases have been observed, as well as cases of recessive transmission.


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000
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