Orphanet: ISPD related limb girdle muscular dystrophy R20
x

Search for a rare disease

* (*) mandatory field

Other search option(s)

Suggest an update

(*) Required fields.

Attention

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. Only comments written in English can be processed.

Captcha image

ISPD-related limb-girdle muscular dystrophy R20

Disease definition

A rare subtype of autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy disorder characterized by infantile to childhood-onset of slowly progressive, principally proximal, shoulder and/or pelvic-girdle muscular weakness that typically presents with positive Gowers' sign and is associated with elevated creatine kinase levels, hyporeflexia, joint and achilles tendon contractures, and muscle hypertrophy, usually of the thighs, calves and/or tongue. Other highly variable features include cerebellar, cardiac and ocular abnormalities.

ORPHA:352479

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2U
    • ISPD-related LGMD R20
    • LGMD type 2U
    • LGMD2U
    • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2U
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G71.0
  • OMIM: 616052
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information

Professionals

The documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.