Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the
musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion (walking or moving). Muscular ...
Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and
loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) ...
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Muscular dystrophy (MD) is characterized by progressive weakness and muscle
damage. Read about who it affects and the prognosis.
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 11, 2015 ... WebMD explains the causes and types of muscular dystrophy.
Dec 18, 2015 ... Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a collective group of inherited noninflammatory but
progressive muscle disorders without a central or peripheral ...
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 ...
This gene encodes for a protein called dystrophin, which is a structural protein in
muscle. The utrophin protein is about 7% shorter than dystrophin, but has a ...