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X-linked dominant scapuloperoneal myopathy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Scapuloperoneal myopathy, FHL1-related
  • Scapuloperoneal myopathy, X-linked dominant
  • SPM
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What causes X-linked dominant scapuloperoneal myopathy?

X-linked dominant scapuloperoneal myopathy is caused by mutations in the FHL1 gene. The FHL1 gene is located on chromosome Xq26. This gene may be involved in muscle development or hypertrophy.[1] 
Last updated: 8/9/2012

References
  1. FLH1. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). 2012; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/FHL1. Accessed 8/9/2012.