A rare, autosomal dominant form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy that becomes clinically obvious in early childhood. It is usually slowly progressive, gradually resulting in weakness that may limit the ability to walk independently. Muscle contractures, e.g., of the hands, ankles, and elbows, are characteristic.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Bethlem Myopathy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729597/all/Bethlem_myopathy.
Bethlem myopathy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729597/all/Bethlem_myopathy. Accessed May 30, 2020.
Bethlem myopathy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved May 30, 2020, from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729597/all/Bethlem_myopathy
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