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What is Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M?

What is Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M?

  • Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by a defect in the fukutin gene on chromosome 9q31.

Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: Introduction

Types of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M:

Broader types of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M:

How serious is Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M?

Prognosis of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: Patients usually able to eventually walk independently. Febrile illness can make symptoms worse and steroid treatment is beneficial.

What causes Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M?

Causes of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: see causes of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M

What are the symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M?

Symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: see symptoms of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M

Onset of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: infancy

Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M.
Treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M: see treatments for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M

Name and Aliases of Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M

Main name of condition: Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M

Other names or spellings for Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle type 2M:

LGMD2M

 

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