LGMD (Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy)

Muscle Biopsy as a tool to diagnose patients with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

Learning: This course covers the relevance and application of Muscle Biopsy in relation to the diagnosis of specific dominant and recessive LGMDs. Learning is delivered via a series of short presentation videos and a fun quiz to summarize learning.

Acknowledgement: This course was prepared and delivered by Dr Montse Olive MD, PhD of the Neuromuscular Diseases Unit, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain.

Content recording date: April 2021

Approximate completion time: 35 mins
  • 1. Current definition and diagnostic process of LGMD
  • 2. Pathological aspects of dominant LGMDs
  • 3.Pathological aspects of recessive LGMDs
  • 4. Benefit of exome sequencing to support unclear diagnosis.
  • 5. Q&A
  • Quiz
  • Feedback Survey
Completion rules
  • You must complete 90.00% of the content
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever