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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Orpha number ORPHA263
Synonym(s) LGMD
Prevalence 1-9 / 1 000 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Autosomal recessive
Age of onset All ages
ICD-10
  • G71.0
ICD-O -
OMIM -
UMLS
  • C0686353
MeSH
  • D049288
MedDRA -

Summary

Limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) is a heterogeneous group of muscular dystrophy characterized by proximal weakness affecting the pelvic and shoulder girdles. Cardiac and respiratory impairment may be observed in certain forms of LGMD.


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Clinical genetics review
  • EN (2012)
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