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Congenital Muscular Dystrophy POSNA

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Description: Congenital muscular dystrophy is defined as the presence of weakness or hypotonia at birth, contractures before 6 months of age, and dystrophy on muscle biopsy. It can affect both males and females, can be present with and without central nervous system involvement, and is not associated with a disorder of the dystrophin protein.

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Added: Sat May 30 2009