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Muscular Dystrophies, Limb-Girdle

Known as: MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, LIMB GIRDLE TYPE, Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies, Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle 
A heterogenous group of inherited muscular dystrophy that can be autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive. There are many forms (called LGMDs… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Muscular dystrophy includes a diverse group of inherited muscle diseases characterized by wasting and weakness of skeletal muscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The limb girdle and congenital muscular dystrophies (LGMD and CMD) are characterized by skeletal muscle weakness and dystrophic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
LGMD1B is an autosomal dominantly inherited, slowly progressive limb girdle muscular dystrophy, with age-related atrioventricular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Animal studies and preliminary results in humans suggest that lower extremity and myocardial ischemia can be attenuated by… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Muscular dystrophies represent a heterogeneous group of disorders, which have been largely classified by clinical phenotype. In… 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
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The limb-girdle muscular dystrophies are a genetically heterogeneous group of inherited progressive muscle disorders that affect… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) is a clinically and genetically heterogeneous group of myopathies, including autosomal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Limb-girdle muscular dystrophies (LGMDs) are a group of inherited diseases whose genetic etiology has yet to be elucidated. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Case histories are presented of 8 unrelated children born to mothers who were chronic alcoholics. These children showed a… Expand
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