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A form of autosomal recessive limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, a degenerative myopathy characterized by slowly progressive wasting and weakness of the proximal muscles of arms and legs around the pelvic or shoulder girdles, elevated creatine kinase levels and dystrophic features on muscle biopsy. LGMD2Z is characterized by young-adult onset.




Muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle, type 2Z


Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy


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