Muscular Dystrophy - Late Onset

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Muscular Dystrophy - Late Onset

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The terms "Muscular Dystrophy - Late Onset" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical features and a mutation with late onset of limb girdle muscular dystrophy 2B.
 

Author(s): Toshiaki Takahashi, Masashi Aoki, Naoki Suzuki, Maki Tateyama, Chikako Yaginuma, Hitomi Sato, Miho Hayasaka, Hitomi Sugawara, Mariko Ito, Emi Abe-Kondo, Naoko Shimakura, Tohru Ibi, Satoshi Kuru, Tadashi Wakayama, Gen Sobue, Naoki Fujii, Toshio Saito, Tsuyoshi Matsumura, Itaru Funakawa, Eiichiro Mukai, Toru Kawanami, Mitsuya Morita, Mineo Yamazaki, Takashi Hasegawa, Jun Shimizu, Shoji Tsuji, Shigeki Kuzuhara, Hiroyasu Tanaka, Masaru Yoshioka, Hidehiko Konno, Hiroshi Onodera, Yasuto Itoyama

Journal: J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.. 2013 Apr;84(4):433-40.

 

Dysferlin encoded by DYSF deficiency leads to two main phenotypes, limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) 2B and Miyoshi myopathy. To reveal in detail the mutational and clinical features of LGMD2B in Japan, we observed 40 Japanese patients in 36 families with LGMD2B in whom dysferlin ...

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2013

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Epidermolysis bullosa: novel and de novo premature termination codon and deletion mutations in the plectin gene predict late-onset muscular dystrophy.
 

Author(s): F Rouan, L Pulkkinen, G Meneguzzi, S Laforgia, P Hyde, D U Kim, G Richard, J Uitto

Journal: J. Invest. Dermatol.. 2000 Feb;114(2):381-7.

 

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) with late-onset muscular dystrophy (EB-MD) is a hemidesmosomal variant of EB due to mutations in the plectin gene (PLEC1). The age of onset of muscle involvement has been noted to vary from infancy to the fourth decade of life. Immunofluorescence of the ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2000

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Abnormal merosin in adults. A new form of late onset muscular dystrophy not linked to chromosome 6q2.
 

Author(s): K Bushby, L V Anderson, C Pollitt, I Naom, F Muntoni, L Bindoff

Journal: Brain. 1998 Apr;121 ( Pt 4)():581-8.

 

We have identified seven patients (including two sib pairs) with a predominantly late onset limb-girdle muscular dystrophy in whom an absence of merosin was noted on immunoblotting. Merosin immunocytochemistry was normal, and no abnormalities were detected on immunostaining for the ...

Last Updated: 22 May 1998

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