EFNS guideline on diagnosis and management of limb girdle muscular dystrophies.

  title={EFNS guideline on diagnosis and management of limb girdle muscular dystrophies.},
  author={Fiona L M Norwood and Marianne de Visser and Bruno Eymard and Hanns Lochm{\"u}ller and Katherine Bushby},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  volume={14 12},
The limb girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMD) are termed as such as they share the characteristic feature of muscle weakness predominantly affecting the shoulder and pelvic girdles; their classification has been completely revised in recent years because of elucidation of many of the underlying genetic and protein alterations in the various subtypes. An array of diagnostic measures is possible but with varying ease of use and availability. Several aspects of muscle cell function appear to be… CONTINUE READING
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