Distal Muscular Dystrophies
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Distal myopathies represent a heterogeneous group of inherited skeletal muscle disorders. One type of adult-onset, progressive… Expand Tibial muscular dystrophy (TMD) is an autosomal dominant late-onset distal myopathy linked to chromosome 2q31. The linked region… Expand In some myopathies of distal onset, the intermediate filament desmin is abnormally accumulated in skeletal and cardiac muscle. We… Expand Miyoshi myopathy (MM) is an adult onset, recessive inherited distal muscular dystrophy that we have mapped to human chromosome… Expand Miyoshi-type distal muscular dystrophy has now been found to be more frequent outside Japan than was previously thought. We… Expand We have studied a family segregating a form of autosomal dominant distal myopathy (MIM 160500) and containing nine living… Expand Article abstract-Miyoshi myopathy (MM) is a young-adult-onset, autosomal recessive distal muscular dystrophy initially affecting… Expand A new type of progressive muscular dystrophy, autosomal recessive distal muscular dystrophy, is described, based on observations… Expand Three cases from 2 families had muscle weakness with predilection for distal extremities, predominantly affecting the tibialis… Expand A kindred is described in which six members, and probably a seventh, have been affected by a late-onset distal myopathy. Detailed… Expand