How to go about diagnosing and managing the limb-girdle muscular dystrophies.

  title={How to go about diagnosing and managing the limb-girdle muscular dystrophies.},
  author={Michela Guglieri and Katharine M. D. Bushby},
  journal={Neurology India},
  volume={56 3},
The increasing knowledge about limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) has clarified many aspects of this extensive group of neuromuscular conditions and has moreover proven their wide clinical and genetic heterogeneity. For these reasons, achieving a precise diagnosis of a particular type of LGMD may be still difficult and requires a comprehensive approach, which includes epidemiology, medical history, clinical examination, laboratory and genetic tests. All of the LGMDs are individually rare and… CONTINUE READING
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