What are the signs & symptoms that develop in affected dogs?
Signs include weakness, gait changes, and muscle atrophy.
When do signs and symptoms develop?
Signs first appear at 3-9 months of age.
How do vets diagnose this condition?
Genetic testing, clinical signs, and muscle biopsy can be used to diagnose this disorder.
How is this condition treated?
There is no treatment currently for this disorder. In the study affected dogs were euthanized by two years of age due to the profound muscle weakness.