Overview Limb girdle muscular dystrophy 2I (LGMD2I)

LGMD2I is an autosomal recessive form of limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD). It is one of the most common forms of LGMD, especially in Northern Europe.

The age of onset of muscle weakness is extremely variable, the most common being between 10 and 20 years of age. It can also range between two and 40 years.

Life expectancy and quality of life depend upon the identification and treatment of the associated complications such as heart and breathing problems.

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