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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 - 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 ...

Muscular Dystrophy: Hope Through Research


Introduction. The first historical account of muscular dystrophy appeared in 1830, when Sir Charles Bell wrote an essay about an illness that caused progressive ...

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: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


Muscular dystrophies, or MD, are a group of inherited conditions. This means they are passed down through families. They may occur in childhood or adulthood.

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 ...

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


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

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 Association


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

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 Information Page: National Institute of ...


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