MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, BECKER TYPE
Analysis ID 58
Analysis location “GENESIS” Centre for Medical Genetics
Diagnosed illness MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, BECKER TYPE
OMIM #300376
Clinical information MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, BECKER TYPE - Becker type muscular dystrophy has milder symptoms than Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Muscle weakness and atrophy is mainly proximal, with age of onset around 12 years. Some patients develop symptoms of the disease much later in life.
Type of analysis molecular
Type of biological material 5 ml peripheral blood collected in the EDTA tube
Analyzed genes DMD; dystrophin
Analysis description Identification of intragenic copy number changes (duplications, deletion) in the dystrophin gene by means of MLPA.
Analysis indication Symptoms of MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, BECKER TYPE
Analysis time 3-4 weeks
Refund Yes
CGM laboratory name Laboratory for Molecular Genetics