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What is Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F?

What is Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F?

  • Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: An autosomal dominant form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of chromosome 7q31.1. The muscle weakness starts in the muscles close to the trunk and spreads to the ends of the limbs. Early onset may result in wheelchair dependence by the 4th decade. The rate of progression is variable.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: Introduction

Types of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F:

Broader types of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F:

What causes Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F?

Causes of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: see causes of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F

What are the symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F?

Symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: see symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F

Onset of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: birth to mid 50's

Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F.
Treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F: see treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F

Name and Aliases of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F

Main name of condition: Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F

Other names or spellings for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1F:

LGMD 1F

 

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