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Distal Myopathies MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Distal Myopathies
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Scope Note
A heterogeneous group of genetic disorders characterized by progressive MUSCULAR ATROPHY and MUSCLE WEAKNESS beginning in the hands, the legs, or the feet. Most are adult-onset autosomal dominant forms. Others are autosomal recessive.
Entry Term(s)
Distal Muscular Dystrophies
Distal Myopathy
Distal Myopathy 1
Distal Myopathy Markesbery-Griggs Type
Finnish-Markesbery Muscular Dystrophy
Laing Distal Myopathy
Laing Early-Onset Distal Myopathy
Muscular Dystrophy, Distal
Muscular Dystrophy, Distal, Late-Onset, Autosomal Dominant
Myopathy, Distal 1
Myopathy, Distal, Early-Onset, Autosomal Dominant
Myopathy, Distal, Swedish
Myopathy, Late Distal Hereditary
Tardive Tibial Muscular Dystrophy
Tibial Muscular Dystrophy
Tibial Muscular Dystrophy, Tardive
Udd Distal Myopathy
Udd Myopathy
Udd-Markesbery Muscular Dystrophy
Welander Distal Myopathy
Previous Indexing
Muscular Diseases (1965-2004)
Muscular Dystrophies (1966-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES 2000-2004
History Note
2005; use MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES 2000-2004
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Distal Myopathies Preferred
Welander Distal Myopathy Narrower
Tibial Muscular Dystrophy Narrower
Tibial Muscular Dystrophy, Tardive Narrower
Distal Myopathy 1 Narrower
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