The newly released American Academy of Neurology guideline for limb-girdle MD and some forms of distal MD emphasizes accurate diagnosis, as well as detection and treatment of cardiac and respiratory abnormalities. by: Margaret Wahl on October 29, 2014 http://quest.mda.org/news/aan-releases-guideline-lgmd-diagnosis-and-care
Here is a list of LGMD subtypes. Type 1 LGMDs are dominantly inherited, requiring only one mutation for symptoms to result. Type 2 LGMDs are recessively inherited, requiring two mutations — one from each parent — for symptoms to appear. Sometimes, LGMDs are referred to by their names, not their numbers, and some types have not been assigned numbers.