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What is Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative?

What is Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative?

  • Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: A rare group of diseases characterized mainly by reduced muscle tone and muscle weakness in the arms, legs and trunk. Symptoms start at birth or soon after.

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: Introduction

Types of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative:

Broader types of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative:

What causes Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative?

Causes of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: see causes of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative

What are the symptoms of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative?

Symptoms of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: see symptoms of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative

Onset of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: at birth or within first few months

Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative.
Treatments for Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative: see treatments for Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative

Name and Aliases of Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative

Main name of condition: Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative

Other names or spellings for Muscular dystrophy congenital, merosin negative:

Merosin-negative congenital muscular dystrophy, Merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy, Muscular dystrophy, congenital, merosin-deficient 1A, MDC1A

MDC1A, Merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy, Merosin-negative congenital muscular dystrophy, Muscular dystrophy, congenital, merosin-deficient 1A
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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