Muscular Disorders

WebPage_MDThe muscular dystrophies (MD) are a group of progressive and incurable myopathic disorders.  They are inherited due to defects in a number of genes required for normal muscle function.  he primary symptom is muscle weakness.  MD is a collective group of inherited non-inflammatory but progressive muscle disorders without a central or peripheral nerve abnormality.  Muscle fibre degenerates without affecting muscle morphology.

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Acknowledgements:  Natalie Mamen, MD (Author)