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muscular dystrophies caused by mutations in the dysferlin gene. Examples of dysferlinopathies include limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2B, Miyoshi myopathy, and distal anterior compartment myopathy.Dysferlinopathies are
Last updated: 7/12/2013
- Genetics Home Reference (GHR) contains information on Dysferlinopathy. This website is maintained by the National Library of Medicine.
- MedlinePlus was designed by the National Library of Medicine to help you research your health questions, and it provides more information about this topic. Click on the link to view this information.
- The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) collects and disseminates research information related to neurological disorders. Click on the link to view information on this topic.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association provides additional information on limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.
- The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign provides a list of fact sheets on muscular dystrophy and related issues. Click on the link to learn more about the variety of fact sheets offered.
- The Jain Foundation Learning Center provides basic information on this condition.
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- The Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database contains genetics resources that discuss Dysferlinopathy. Click on the link to go to OMIM and review these resources.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Dysferlinopathy. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.