Muscular dystrophy, Selcen type

What is Muscular dystrophy, Selcen type?

Selcen type muscular dystrophy is characterized by progressive limb and axial muscle weakness associated with cardiomyopathy and severe respiratory insufficiency during adolescence. The disease manifests during childhood and progresses rapidly.

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Adolescent
  • Childhood
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