Miyoshi muscular dystrophy type 3

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Miyoshi muscular dystrophy type 3

A rare, late-onset muscular dystrophy (OMIM:613319) characterised by distal, often asymmetrical muscle weakness of the lower limbs and atrophy of the quadriceps.
 
Molecular pathology
Defects in ANO5, which encodes a calcium-activated chloride channel, causes Miyoshi muscular dystrophy type 3.
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