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Distal Myopathies (Distal Muscular Dystrophy) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Distal Muscular Dystrophy; Distal Myopathy; Welander Distal Myopathy; Distal Muscular Dystrophies; Finnish-Markesbery Muscular Dystrophy Show All >>

Networked: 201 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 12 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Distal Myopathies

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. N-acylmannosamine kinase : 2 studies in 21 results : IBA
  2. Uridine Diphosphate (UDP) : 2 studies in 20 results : IBA
  3. Acetylglucosamine : 2 studies in 19 results : IBA
  4. Desmin : 2 studies in 18 results : IBA
  5. Miyoshi myopathy : 1 study in 39 results : IBA
  6. connectin (titin) : 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  7. N-Acetylneuraminic Acid (Sialic Acid) : 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  8. Myosins (Myosin) : 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  9. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  10. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Distal Myopathies

  1. Muscular Diseases (Myopathy)
  2. Distal Myopathies (Distal Muscular Dystrophy)
  3. Muscular Dystrophies (Muscular Dystrophy)
  4. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  5. Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy (X-Linked Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy)
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Key Therapies for Distal Myopathies

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  1. Orthopedic Procedures : 1 result
  2. Nephrectomy : 1 result

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