Congenital muscular dystrophies: Clinical review and proposed classification

Enrico Parano, Lorenzo Pavone, Agata Fiumara, Raffaele Falsaperla, Rosario R. Trifiletti, William B. Dobyns

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The clinical spectrum of the congenital muscular dystrophies is reviewed using as a sample population 10 Sicilian patients with various clinical subtypes. A comprehensive classification scheme for the muscular dystrophies is presented based on recent advances in our understanding of this heterogeneous group of syndromes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-103
Number of pages7
JournalPediatric Neurology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 1995


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