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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy

Synonym(s) LGMD
Prevalence 1-9 / 100 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
or Autosomal recessive
Age of onset All ages
  • G71.0
  • C0686353
  • D049288
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Disease definition

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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