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Tibial muscular dystrophy

Disease definition

Tibial muscular dystrophy (TMD) is a distal myopathy characterized by weakness of the muscles of the anterior compartment of lower limbs, appearing in the fourth to seventh decade of life.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Distal myopathy, Udd type
    • Distal titinopathy
    • Finnish tibial muscular dystrophy
    • TMD
    • Udd myopathy
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G71.0
  • ICD-11: 8C75
  • OMIM: 600334
  • UMLS: C1450052
  • MeSH: C536815
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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