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

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

  • Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1G: An autosomal dominant form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of chromosome 4p21. The muscle weakness and wasting progresses slowly and starts in the muscles closest to the trunk.

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 1G as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Onset of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal dominant, type 1G: during the 30's and 40's

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

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

How is it treated?

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

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

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

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

LGMD 1G

 

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