What is the prognosis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD)?

Updated: Aug 15, 2019
  • Author: Monica Saini, MD, MBBS, MRCP(UK); Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

The prognosis depends on the specific genetic mutation, as outlined in the Clinical section.

Pulmonary insufficiency, cardiomyopathy, and cardiac arrhythmia are the major causes of death.


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