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What is Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type?

What is Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type?

  • Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: A very slowly progressing muscle fiber degeneration that starts as mild weakness in the small muscles of hands and feet and may eventually spread to neighbouring muscles.

Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type, or a subtype of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: Introduction

Types of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type:

Broader types of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type:

Who gets Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type?

Racial predominance for Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: Sweden

What causes Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type?

Causes of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: see causes of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type

What are the symptoms of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type?

Symptoms of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: see symptoms of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type

Onset of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: 2nd-5th decade

Can anyone else get Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type.
Treatments for Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: see treatments for Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type

Name and Aliases of Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type

Main name of condition: Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type

Other names or spellings for Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type:

Welander distal myopathy, WDM, Distal myopathy, Swedish type, Gower-Welander syndrome, late distal hereditary myopathy, Welander distal muscular dystrophy, Gowers muscular dystrophy

Distal myopathy, Swedish type, WDM, Welander distal myopathy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Welander distal myopathy, Swedish type: Related Conditions

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