Chapter 26. Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies

  1. Richard Hughes6,
  2. Michael Brainin7 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus8
  1. F. Norwood1,2,
  2. M. de Visser3,
  3. B. Eymard4,
  4. H. Lochmüller5 and
  5. K. Bushby1

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch26

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Norwood, F., de Visser, M., Eymard, B., Lochmüller, H. and Bushby, K. (2006) Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 7

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 8

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Human Genetics, Central Parkway, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3BZ, United Kingdom

  2. 2

    King's Neuroscience Centre, King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Department of Neurology, Amsterdam, Holland

  4. 4

    Hôpital de la Pitié, Salpétriere, Paris, France

  5. 5

    Genzentrum, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • limb girdle muscular dystrophies;
  • diagnostic measures;
  • serum creatine kinase;
  • neurophysiology;
  • lipodystrophy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Objectives

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Method for reaching consensus

  • Results

  • Good Practice Points for management of LGMD