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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Distal myopathies represent a heterogeneous group of inherited skeletal muscle disorders. One type of adult-onset, progressive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Tibial muscular dystrophy (TMD) is an autosomal dominant late-onset distal myopathy linked to chromosome 2q31. The linked region… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In some myopathies of distal onset, the intermediate filament desmin is abnormally accumulated in skeletal and cardiac muscle. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Miyoshi myopathy (MM) is an adult onset, recessive inherited distal muscular dystrophy that we have mapped to human chromosome… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Miyoshi-type distal muscular dystrophy has now been found to be more frequent outside Japan than was previously thought. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We have studied a family segregating a form of autosomal dominant distal myopathy (MIM 160500) and containing nine living… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Article abstract-Miyoshi myopathy (MM) is a young-adult-onset, autosomal recessive distal muscular dystrophy initially affecting… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A new type of progressive muscular dystrophy, autosomal recessive distal muscular dystrophy, is described, based on observations… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Three cases from 2 families had muscle weakness with predilection for distal extremities, predominantly affecting the tibialis… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
A kindred is described in which six members, and probably a seventh, have been affected by a late-onset distal myopathy. Detailed… Expand
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