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Muscular Dystrophy, Muscular Dystrophies

  • Types
  1. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
    1. Affects young boys
  2. Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
    1. Autosomal Dominant with onset ages 10 to 20 years
  3. Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
    1. Onset ages 15 to 25 years
    2. Affects pelvic and Shoulder muscles
  4. Myotonic Dystrophy
    1. Autosomal Dominant with onset in early adulthood
    2. Myotonia with peripheral muscle wasting
    3. Associated conditions
      1. Endocrinopathy
      2. Impotence
      3. Frontal balding
      4. Cataracts