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Diseases Common to all Jewish Groups

Ashkenazi Jewish Diseases

Sephardic-Mizrahi Diseases

Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2B

Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 2B [DYSF]: Part of a group of diseases that cause weakness and wasting of the muscles in the arms and legs. It is characterized by early weakness and atrophy of the pelvic and shoulder girdle muscles in adolescence or young adulthood, with slow progression.

Sephardic-Mizrahi Jewish Carrier Frequency: 1 inĀ 14

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