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

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

  • Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2B: An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by deficiency of the dysferlin protein. There is variation in the degree of muscle involvement and the rate of progression.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2B: Testing

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

How is it treated?

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

Name of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2B

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

 

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