Orphanet: Laing early onset distal myopathy

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Laing early-onset distal myopathy

Disease definition

Laing distal myopathy, also called myopathy distal, type 1 (MPD1), is characterized by early-onset selective weakness of the great toe and ankle dorsiflexors, and a very slowly progressive course.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Distal myopathy type 1
    • Gowers disease
    • MPD1
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: G71.0
  • OMIM: 160500
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10769
  • MedDRA: -

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