Telethonin-related limb-girdle muscular dystrophy R7

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Telethonin-related limb-girdle muscular dystrophy R7

Synonyms: Autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2G | LGMD due to telethonin deficiency | LGMD type 2G | LGMD2G | Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy due to telethonin deficiency | Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2G | Telethonin-related LGMD R7

A mild subtype of autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy characterized by a variable onset (ranging from infancy to adolescence) of progressive proximal upper and lower limb muscle weakness and atrophy. Mild scapular winging calf hypertrophy and lack of respiratory and cardiac involvement are also observed.

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Association Aux Pas du Coeur

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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.

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