Limb girdle syndrome

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Limb girdle syndrome is a term to describe several distinct medical conditions including polymyositis, myopathy associated with endocrine disease, metabolic myopathy, drug-induced myopathy and limb-girdle muscular dystrophy.

Limb girdle syndrome is weakness located and concentrated around the proximal limb muscles. There are many causes, manifestations and treatments.[1]


  1. ^ Wilkinson, Iain and Lennox, Graham (June 2005). Essential Neurology (4th ed.). Wiley-Blackwell. p. 170. ISBN 978-1-4051-1867-5.