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Muscular dystrophy


Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion (walking or moving ). Muscular ...

Muscular dystrophy - Mayo Clinic


Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) ...

Muscular Dystrophy Types & Causes of Each Form - WebMD


WebMD explains the causes and types of muscular dystrophy.

Muscular Dystrophy: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment - WebMD


The causes, symptoms, and treatment of muscular dystrophies, a group of rare muscle diseases.

Muscular Dystrophy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments - Medical ...


Jan 13, 2016 ... The most common form of muscular dystrophy - Duchenne muscular dystrophy - typically affects young boys, but other variations can strike in ...

Muscular Dystrophy: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology


Dec 18, 2015 ... Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a collective group of inherited noninflammatory but progressive muscle disorders without a central or peripheral ...

Home | Muscular Dystrophy | NCBDDD | CDC


Feb 23, 2016 ... Muscular dystrophies are a group of genetic disorders that result in muscle weakness over time. Each type of muscular dystrophy is different ...

Muscular Dystrophy UK - Facebook


Muscular Dystrophy UK, London, United Kingdom. 24749 likes · 1668 talking about this · 94 were here. Muscular Dystrophy UK is dedicated to beating...

About Duchenne muscular dystrophy - Parent Project Muscular ...


Duchenne results in progressive loss of strength and is caused by a mutation in the gene that encodes for dystrophin. Because dystrophin is absent, the muscle ...

Muscular Dystrophies - An Overview. Information and advice | Patient


Muscular dystrophy is an inherited (genetic) disorder causing muscle weakness. There are different types of muscular dystrophy, which vary as to how severe...

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Muscular Dystrophy Information Page: National Institute of ...


Mar 4, 2016 ... Muscular Dystrophy (MD) information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).

Muscular Dystrophy Association


MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research.

Muscular Dystrophy - KidsHealth


Aside from seeing the telethon on Labor Day weekend, many people don't know much about muscular dystrophy. Yet a quarter of a million kids and adults are ...