Limb girdle syndromes: Clinical, morphological and electrophysiological studies

  title={Limb girdle syndromes: Clinical, morphological and electrophysiological studies},
  author={Peter K. Panegyres and Francis L Mastaglia and Byron A. Kakulas},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
The clinical syndrome of slowly progressive proximal limb and limb girdle muscular weakness and atrophy, or limb girdle syndromes (LGS), has a diverse aetiology. Several of the congenital, mitochondrial and other metabolic myopathies and spinal muscular atrophies are recently recognized causes of LGS. Thus the position of limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) as a discrete entity in the nosology of muscle disease deserves reappraisal. We have therefore reevaluated our experience of 33 patients… CONTINUE READING


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