Diagnosis And Treatment Of Limb-Girdle And Distal Dystrophies

Authoring Organization

Endorsing Organizations

Publication Month/Year

October 13, 2014

Last Updated Month/Year

May 30, 2023

Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Adolescent, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Emergency care, Home health, Hospital, Long term care, Outpatient

Intended Users

Speech language pathologist, respiratory therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Diagnosis, Management, Treatment

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D049288 - Muscular Dystrophies, Limb-Girdle


limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD), Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy [EDMD], Becker muscular dystrophy [BMD], dystrophin mutations, hereditary inclusion body myopathies [hIBMs], Miyoshi distal myopathy, myofibrillar myopathies (MFM)

Source Citation

Pushpa Narayanaswami. Diagnosis And Treatment Of Limb-Girdle And Distal Dystrophies. Neurology. 2014; 83(16): 1453-1463.

Supplemental Methodology Resources

Data Supplement, Evidence Tables