Calpain-3-related limb-girdle muscular dystrophy R1

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Synonyms: Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A | Calpain-3-related LGMD R1 | LGMD type 2A | LGMD2A | Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy due to calpain deficiency | Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2A | Primary calpainopathy

A subtype of autosomal recessive limb girdle muscular dystrophy characterized by a variable age of onset of progressive typically symmetrical and selective weakness and atrophy of proximal shoulder- and pelvic-girdle muscles (gluteus maximus thigh adductors and muscles of the posterior compartment of the limbs are most commonly affected) without cardiac or facial involvement. Clinical manifestations include exercise intolerance a waddling gait scapular winging and calf pseudo-hypertrophy.

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Advocacy Organizations

Association Aux Pas du Coeur – Côte d’ivoire

Our organization wants to raise awareness and recognition of rare diseases in Ivory Coast. Our mission is to: Raise awareness and campaign to help with the diagnosis and free therapeutic care of patients. Request and/or contribute to actions relating to the training of the medical profession to be able to make a final diagnosis and ensure continuous monitoring of patients easily.

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Help Hope Live

Help Hope Live supports community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical expenses and related costs due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses. These efforts play a critical role in helping clients access the care and equipment they need to heal, live, and thrive. Unlock a powerful and safe way to raise funds for medical needs with Help Hope Live. They provide one-on-one fundraising guidance, a customizable Campaign Page, bill pay support, and additional benefits based on their 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.

LGMD Awareness Foundation, Inc.

An advocacy organization dedicated to globally raising awareness of the rare neuromuscular diseases known as limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD). Our focus is to provide curated educational information and resources for the LGMD community - aiming to assist in advancing their genetic diagnosis, care, and treatment. We also coordinate an annual worldwide LGMD Awareness Day on September 30.

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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