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Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2A

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What is the definition of Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2A?

Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A (LGMD2A) is an autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy characterized by progressive, symmetrical weakness of the proximal limb and girdle muscles (mainly those around the hips and shoulders) without heart involvement or intellectual di ...

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What are the alternative names for Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2A?

  • LGMD2A
  • Calpainopathy
  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2
  • LGMD2
  • Muscular dystrophy, pelvofemoral
  • Leyden-Moebius muscular dystrophy

Data Source : GARD