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Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked

Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked: Introduction

Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked: A muscle wasting disorder mainly involving the muscles in the arms, legs, face, neck, spine and heart. Symptoms generally only occur in males but female carriers may have some symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked is available below.

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Definitions of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked:

A heterogenous group of inherited muscular dystrophy without the involvement of nervous system. The disease is characterized by MUSCULAR ATROPHY; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; CONTRACTURE of the elbows; ACHILLES TENDON; and posterior cervical muscles; with or without cardiac features. There are several INHERITANCE PATTERNS including X-linked (X CHROMOSOME), autosomal dominant, and autosomal recessive gene mutations. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked, or a subtype of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy, X-linked, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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