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Muscular Dystrophy/Muscle Biopsy
Steve Moore, MD, PhD | steven-moore@uiowa.edu
                                            
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Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)

Duchenne & Becker Muscular Dystrophy
(DMD, BMD, Carriers)


Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
(EDMD)

Facioscapulohumeral Dystrophy (FSHD)

Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Autosomal Dominant (LGMD1)


Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Autosomal Recessive (LGMD2)


Muscle Biopsy - General Evaluation

Myotonic Dystrophy (DM1)

Nerve Biopsy - General Evaluation

Research Testing

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   Immunostaining (Biopsies)
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Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD)

Congenital muscular dystrophy, type 1A (MDC1A; merosin-deficient CMD)
Congenital muscular dystrophy, type 1C (MDC1C) Congenital muscular dystrophy, type 1D (MDC1D)

Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy (FCMD)

Muscle-eye-brain disease (MEB)
Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy (UCMD) and Bethlem myopathy Walker-Warburg syndrome (WWS)