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Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy

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Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy
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A rare condition which severely weakens the muscles soon after birth and stiffens joints in the knees and elbows.

Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophy is caused by mutations in a number of genes (COL6A1, COL6A2 and COL6A3).

Symptoms include abnormality of the palate and increased wrist mobility.

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