Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy
Other Names for this Disease
- Congenital muscular dystrophy, Ullrich type
- Late onset scleroatonic familial myopathy (subtype)
- Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy
- Ullrich disease
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Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy is a progressive disorder. Most patients are unable to walk or walk for only a short period of time, usually before puberty. Children may be able to stand and walk with the aid of leg splints.
Last updated: 3/4/2014
- Eymard B. Congenital muscular dystrophy, Ullrich type. Orphanet. http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=75840. Accessed 3/4/2014.