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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Congenital muscular dystrophy type 1A


Other Names for this Disease
  • Merosin-negative congenital muscular dystrophy
  • Merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy
  • Muscular dystrophy, congenital, merosin-deficient
  • MDC1A
  • Laminin alpha-2 deficiency
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Merosin-negative congenital muscular dystrophy
  • Merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy
  • Muscular dystrophy, congenital, merosin-deficient
  • MDC1A
  • Laminin alpha-2 deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.