Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Muscular Dystrophy Resources

Find sites offering advice on muscular dystrophy along with assistance, facts and related information. Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic, hereditary muscle diseases that are part of the muscular dystrophy family; many cause progressive muscle weaknesses including Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). There are more than 100 diseases in total with similarities to muscular dystrophy. Most types of MD are multi-system disorders with manifestations in body systems including the heart, gastrointestinal and nervous systems, endocrine glands, skin, eyes and other organs.
 

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NHS Choices – Muscular Dystrophy

Information site. Includes the types of muscular dystrophies, causes and diagnosis.