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Congenital myopathy, Paradas type

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Congenital Abnormality
Synonym: congenital myopathy, Paradas type
Modes of inheritance:
Autosomal recessive inheritance
MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Intellectual Product
Source: Orphanet
A mode of inheritance that is observed for traits related to a gene encoded on one of the autosomes (i.e., the human chromosomes 1-22) in which a trait manifests in individuals with two pathogenic alleles, either homozygotes (two copies of the same mutant allele) or compound heterozygotes (whereby each copy of a gene has a distinct mutant allele).
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0016049
Orphanet: ORPHA199329


A rare congenital muscular dystrophy characterized by early onset of hypotonia, delayed motor development, and variably progressive generalized muscle weakness. Predominant involvement of pelvic and neck flexor muscles has been reported, as well as early involvement of hamstrings and medial gastrocnemius visible on muscle MRI. Serum creatine kinase levels are markedly elevated (in some cases already from early childhood). Muscle biopsy shows absence of dysferlin. [from ORDO]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVCongenital myopathy, Paradas type
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