Welander distal myopathy

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Welander distal myopathy

An autosomal dominant myopathy (OMIM:604454) characterised by slowly progressive weakness and wasting of the small muscles of the hands. In most cases, the onset occurs in adulthood and does not shorten life; in the homozygous state, the onset is early and involves proximal muscles.