DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy

Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy [DOID:11726]

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion. Muscular dystrophies are characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue.

Synonyms:  Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy,  DOID:11726,  EmeryDreifuss muscular dystrophy,  Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (disorder),  EmeryDreifuss muscular dystrophy disorder ...

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