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Distal Myopathies

"Distal Myopathies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Distal Myopathies" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Distal Myopathies" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.