GOWERS, Sir William Richard

  • Peter Beighton
  • Greta Beighton


GOWERS muscular dystrophy is an autosomal dominant, slowly progressive disorder in which weakness and wasting of the small muscles of the hands and feet commences in adulthood.


Muscular Dystrophy Small Muscle Progressive Disorder Artistic Skill Distal Form 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Beighton
    • 1
  • Greta Beighton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Human GeneticsUniversity of Cape Town Medical SchoolSouth Africa

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