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Muscular dystrophy, Selcen type

Disease definition

Selcen type muscular dystrophy is characterized by progressive limb and axial muscle weakness associated with cardiomyopathy and severe respiratory insufficiency during adolescence. The disease manifests during childhood and progresses rapidly.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G71.8
  • OMIM: 612954
  • UMLS: C2751831
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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