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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F

Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F: Introduction

Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F: An autosomal recessive form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy where muscle weakness and atrophy is caused by mutations of the delta-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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F is available below.

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Prognosis for Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F: 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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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F, or a subtype of Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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  1. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2F: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Deaths
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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