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Muscular dystrophy

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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

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

Muscular Dystrophy Association: Welcome to MDA.org

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

Muscular Dystrophy - KidsHealth

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There's no cure for muscular dystrophy (MD), a genetic disorder that gradually weakens muscles, but there are ways to improve muscle and joint function and ...

Home | Muscular Dystrophy | NCBDDD | CDC

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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: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology

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

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

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Jan 13, 2016 ... The muscular dystrophies are a group a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal ...

Muscular Dystrophies - An Overview. Information and advice | Patient

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

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy: EndDuchenne.org - Leading the ...

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Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1994 by parents of children with Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy.

About Duchenne muscular dystrophy - Parent Project Muscular ...

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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 ...

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Muscular Dystrophy Information Page: National Institute of ...

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

Muscular Dystrophy - KidsHealth

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Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.

Muscular Dystrophy Types & Causes of Each Form - WebMD

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WebMD explains the causes and types of muscular dystrophy.