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Sarcoglycanopathy: A form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy involving abnormalities of the sarcoglycan protein which results in progressive muscle weakness. The severity is greatly variably from wheelchair confinement at the age of 9 years to asymptomatic adults. Most tend to live to their third decade. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sarcoglycanopathy is available below.
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Prognosis for Sarcoglycanopathy: severe cases are confined to wheelchair by 13 years whereas as milder cases are capable of walking even after 16 years of age
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