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What is Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A?

What is Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A?

  • Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the Calpain-3 gene.

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 recessive, type 2A as a "rare disease".
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Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: Introduction

Types of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A:

Broader types of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A:

What causes Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A?

Causes of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: see causes of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A

What are the symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A?

Symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: see symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A

Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A.
Treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A: see treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A

Name and Aliases of Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A

Main name of condition: Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A

Other names or spellings for Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2A:

Muscular dystrophy, limb girdle, due to calpain deficiency, Primary Calpainopathy

 

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