What is included in patient education about 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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Genetic counseling concerning the risk of cardiac disease in asymptomatic female carriers of the X-linked EDMD gene or the autosomal LMNA gene mutation can prevent sudden cardiac death in family members.


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