Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, type 2D

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Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, type 2D

LGMD2D is an autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy mainly affecting the proximal muscles and resulting in difficulty walking. Most individuals have onset in childhood; the disorder is progressive. Other features may include scapular winging, calf pseudohypertrophy, and contractures. Cardiomyopathy has rarely been reported (summary by {2:Babameto-Laku et al., 2011}). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, see {253600}.
 

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