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Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy


Other Names for this Disease

  • Muscular dystrophy, oculopharyngeal
  • OPMD
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Tests & Diagnosis

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Is genetic testing available for oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy?

Genetic testing is available for oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD). GeneTests lists the names of laboratories that are performing genetic testing for this condition. To view the contact information for the clinical laboratories conducting testing click here. Please note that most of the laboratories listed through GeneTests do not accept direct contact from patients and their families; therefore, individuals that are interested in learning more will need to work with a health care provider or a genetics professional.
Last updated: 5/2/2012


Testing

  • The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Muscular dystrophy, oculopharyngeal
  • OPMD
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.