Acid Maltase Deficiency Myopathy Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Sep 09, 2022
  • Author: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other diseases must be ruled out before the diagnosis of acid maltase deficiency is definite. These other entities include spinal muscular atrophy and Duchenne muscle dystrophy, as well as most causes of floppy infant syndrome. Limb-girdle dystrophy and chronic inflammatory myopathy should be ruled out in the adult.

Differential diagnosis

Differential Diagnoses