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What are other symptoms of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy?

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Weakness of the pelvis, shoulders, or hips

In its later stages, limb-girdle muscular dystrophy can cause serious heart problems.

  • Loss of muscle in affected areas
  • Back pain
  • Trouble lifting objects
  • Difficulty running
  • Fast heartbeat (palpitations) or irregular heartbeat

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation: "Muscular Dystrophy."

NHS: "Muscular Dystrophy -- Symptoms."

Shriners Hospitals for Children: "Muscular Dystrophy."

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Muscular Dystrophy."

Muscular Dystrophy Association: "Diseases in the MDA Program."

Mayo Clinic: "Muscular Dystrophy." 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on May 31, 2019

SOURCES:

Nemours Foundation: "Muscular Dystrophy."

NHS: "Muscular Dystrophy -- Symptoms."

Shriners Hospitals for Children: "Muscular Dystrophy."

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Muscular Dystrophy."

Muscular Dystrophy Association: "Diseases in the MDA Program."

Mayo Clinic: "Muscular Dystrophy." 

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on May 31, 2019

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