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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

How Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Affects the Body

Caption: This image represents 3-D reconstructions from CT scans of a healthy individual (left) and someone affected by a form of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (right). The dramatic loss of muscle is easily seen.

Credit: Image courtesy Isabelle Richard, Genethon, France

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