Slowly progressive asymmetric wasting of muscles of the face, shoulder and upper arms
Disease(s) tested for:
Facioscalpulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD)
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Detects deletions on chromosome 4q35 associated with FSHD
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis and Southern blot
Normal: restriction fragment length 41 and 330 kb
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Room temperature, avoid freezing
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