At what age does facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD) typically present?

Updated: Mar 19, 2019
  • Author: Naganand Sripathi, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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  • The usual presentation is between the first and third decades. Ninety-five percent of patients show clinical features before age 20 years. As many as one third of patients are asymptomatic.

  • Infantile onset has been described, but is rare.


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