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Congenital muscular dystrophy with integrin alpha-7 deficiency

Disease definition

Congenital muscular dystrophy with integrin alpha-7 deficiency is a rare, genetic, congenital muscular dystrophy due to extracellular matrix protein anomaly characterized by early motor development delay and muscle weakness with mild elevation of serum creatine kinase, that may be followed by progressive disease course with predominantly proximal muscle weakness and atrophy, motor development regress, scoliosis and respiratory insufficiency.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Congenital muscular dystrophy with ITGA7 deficiency
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: G71.2
  • OMIM: 613204
  • UMLS: C2750786
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12587
  • MedDRA: -

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