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Figure 4: Suggested diagnostic approach to muscle weakness in the Rheumatology setting. *Present in physical examination. If relevant family history is present, consider first an inherited disease. Metabolic myopathies include: glycogenosis, mitochondrial, and lipid storage myopathies.Systemic connective tissues diseases.Depending on the context, relevant different diagnosis may include muscular dystrophies, motor neuron disease, infectious myopathies, and toxic myopathies

Figure 4: Suggested diagnostic approach to muscle weakness in the Rheumatology setting. *Present in physical examination. If relevant family history is present, consider first an inherited disease. Metabolic myopathies include: glycogenosis, mitochondrial, and lipid storage myopathies.<sup>‡</sup>Systemic connective tissues diseases.<sup>‡</sup>Depending on the context, relevant different diagnosis may include muscular dystrophies, motor neuron disease, infectious myopathies, and toxic myopathies