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Familial lethal cardiomyopathy with mental retardation and scapuloperoneal muscular dystrophy.
  1. B Bergia,
  2. H D Sybers,
  3. I J Butler

    Abstract

    A family is described with a neuromuscular disorder characterised by possible X-linked recessive inheritance, a benign, slowly progressive muscular dystrophy with predominant humeroperoneal distribution and lack of contractures or pseudohypertrophy, central nervous system involvement, myopia and lethal cardiomyopathy. The possibility of cardiac transplant as life-saving therapy is suggested.

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