Distal Muscular Dystrophies

Known as: Myopathies, Distal, Distal Myopathy, Myopathy, Distal 
A heterogeneous group of genetic disorders characterized by progressive MUSCULAR ATROPHY and MUSCLE WEAKNESS beginning in the hands, the legs, or the… (More)
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2012
2012
Causes of autosomal-recessive intellectual disability (ID) have, until very recently, been under researched because of the high… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
Distal muscular dystrophies are a group of inherited primary muscle disorders showing progressive weakness and atrophy… (More)
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2003
2003
We report a Belgian family with autosomal dominant, late-onset, distal myopathy with selective foot extensor muscle involvement… (More)
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2002
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2002
Tibial muscular dystrophy (TMD) is an autosomal dominant late-onset distal myopathy linked to chromosome 2q31. The linked region… (More)
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2001
2001
BACKGROUND Tibial muscular dystrophy (TMD), a late-onset dominant distal myopathy, is caused by yet unknown mutations on… (More)
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2000
2000
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B (LGMD2B) and Miyoshi myopathy (MM) are autosomal recessive disorders caused by mutations… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The striated muscle sarcomeres are highly organized structures composed of actin (thin) and myosin (thick) filaments that slide… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Miyoshi myopathy (MM) is an adult onset, recessive inherited distal muscular dystrophy that we have mapped to human chromosome… (More)
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1997
1997
The “distal myopathies” include autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, and sporadic disorders. Two of the recessive disorders… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Three cases from 2 families had muscle weakness with predilection for distal extremities, predominantly affecting the tibialis… (More)
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