Next generation sequencing analysis detected a homozygous frameshift mutation in the TCAP gene (c.90_91del), previously described in one Turkish family.
In a group of 38 autosomal recessive Turkish LGMD families Dincer et al. (2000) detected 7 CAPN3, 3 DYSF, 2 SGCA, 7 SGCB, 5 SGCG, 1 SGCD and 2 LAMA2 deficiencies.
LGMD2K This extremely rare form of LGMD has been reported in Turkish individuals. Onset is during infancy or early childhood.