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Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3

Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3: Introduction

Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3: An inherited muscle disease affecting mainly the upper leg muscles. The upper arm muscles may or may not be affected. The extent and degree of muscle involvement is variable. The condition progresses slowly with independent mobility lost after a few decades of onset. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3 is available below.

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Prognosis for Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3

Prognosis for Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3: The condition progresses slowly with independent mobility lost after about 25 years after onset. Carriers of the genetic defect may present with mild symptoms that start later in life.

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Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3, or a subtype of Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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  1. Muscular Dystrophy, Limb-Girdle, Type 3: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Prognosis
 

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