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Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F

Disease definition

Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F (LGMD2F) is a limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD; see this term) characterized by limb-girdle weakness, cardiomyopathy and respiratory impairment. LGMD2F is caused by a deficit of a sarcoglycan protein (δ-sarcoglycan) and therefore belongs to a group of disorder named sarcoglycanopathy.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Delta-sarcoglycanopathy
    • LGMD2F
    • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy due to delta-sarcoglycan deficiency
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: G71.0
  • OMIM: 601287
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 8573
  • MedDRA: -

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