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Muscular Dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Muscular Dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.534.500.350
C10.668.491.175.500.350
C16.320.322.625
C16.320.577.350
Unique ID
D020389
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020389
Scope Note
A heterogenous group of inherited muscular dystrophy without the involvement of nervous system. The disease is characterized by MUSCULAR ATROPHY; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; CONTRACTURE of the elbows; ACHILLES TENDON; and posterior cervical muscles; with or without cardiac features. There are several INHERITANCE PATTERNS including X-linked (X CHROMOSOME), autosomal dominant (for LMNA-associated type see AUTOSOMAL EMERY-DREIFUSS MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY), and autosomal recessive gene mutations.
Entry Term(s)
Autosomal Recessive Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy, Autosomal Recessive
Emery-Dreifuss Syndrome
Emery-Dreifuss Type Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss Type
Muscular Dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss, Autosomal Recessive
Muscular Dystrophy, Scapuloperoneal
Scapuloperoneal Muscular Dystrophy
Scapuloperoneal Myopathy, MYH7-Related
Previous Indexing
Muscular Dystrophies (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; for MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, SCAPULOPERONEAL see MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES 2000-2004
History Note
2000; for MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, SCAPULOPERONEAL use MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES 2000-2004
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2020/02/21
Muscular Dystrophy, Emery-Dreifuss Preferred
Scapuloperoneal Muscular Dystrophy Related
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