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

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

  • Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E: An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the beta-sarcoglycan gene. The severity of the condition is greatly variable from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to asymptomatic adults. Most tend to live to their third decade.

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 2E as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E: Introduction

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

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

How serious is Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E?

Complications of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E: see complications of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E

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

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

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

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

Complications of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E: see complications of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E

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

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

How is it treated?

Treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E: see treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, autosomal recessive, type 2E

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

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

 

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