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Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A

Synonym(s) LGMD2A
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy due to calpain deficiency
Primary calpainopathy
Prevalence 1-9 / 100 000
Inheritance Autosomal recessive
Age of onset All ages
  • G71.0
  • C1869123
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Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A (LGMD2A) is a limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LMGD; see this term), characterized by symmetrical and selective atrophy and weakness of proximal limb and girdle muscles without cardiac or facial disturbances.

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