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Definition

An autosomal recessive form of muscular dystrophy with onset in early childhood and characterized by progressive muscle weakness. Almost all patients also have early-onset cataracts and intellectual disability of varying severity. Some patients have seizures.

Acronym

MDCCAID

Keywords

Cataract
Congenital muscular dystrophy
Mental retardation

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