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Disease Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal

Name Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal
Synonyms Dystrophies, Oculopharyngeal Muscular | Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Muscular | Muscular Dystrophies, Oculopharyngeal | MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, OCULOPHARYNGEAL | Oculopharyngeal Dystrophy | Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophies | Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy | OPMD | Progressive Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Type
Definition An autosomal dominant hereditary disease that presents in late in life and is characterized by DYSPHAGIA and progressive ptosis of the eyelids. Mutations in the gene for POLY(A)-BINDING PROTEIN II have been associated with oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy.
Categories Genetic disease (inborn) | Musculoskeletal disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D039141
OMIM® ID 164300
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Disorders, Atrophic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Disorders, Atrophic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Dystrophies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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