Severe autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy in an extended Sudanese kindred.

@article{Salih1983SevereAR,
  title={Severe autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy in an extended Sudanese kindred.},
  author={Muheeb A. Salih and Mohammed I Omer and R. A. L. Bayoumi and O Karrar and Mahala Johnson},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1983},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={43-52}
}
The clinical manifestations, biochemical, electrocardiographic, histological and histochemical features of a severe autosomal recessive muscular dystrophy (MD)--as seen in 15 members of a large Sudanese kindred, both male and female--are reported and discussed. The age of onset ranged from three to five years, the pattern of muscular weakness was similar to that of Duchenne MD and pseudohypertrophy was a remarkable feature. Both sexes became completely dependent by 16 years, and died at or… CONTINUE READING

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