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Restrictive lung involvement in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

Authors
  • Scully, Michele A
  • Eichinger, Katy J
  • Donlin-Smith, Colleen M
  • Tawil, Rabi
  • Statland, Jeffery M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Muscle & Nerve
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2014
Volume
50
Issue
5
Pages
739–743
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/mus.24218
PMID: 24639337
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Restrictive respiratory involvement should be considered in all moderate to severely affected FSHD patients with proximal lower extremity weakness. The higher frequency of restrictive lung disease in FSHD2 seen here requires confirmation in a larger cohort of FSHD2 patients.

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