What are the possible complications of Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD)?

Updated: May 23, 2019
  • Author: Eli S Neiman, DO, FACN; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Answer

Atrial cardiac conduction defects that manifest as syncope or sudden death are the main complications of EDMD.

Severe contractures can cause significant orthopedic problems.


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