Symptoms for muscular dystrophy - Last stages of duchennes muscular dystrophy

Symptoms For Muscular Dystrophy             Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a genetic disorder of the muscles, found mostly in the boys as these is an X-linked disorder. There are different types of muscle dystrophy, the most common being Duchenne MD, while the other forms of muscular dystrophy are Becker MD, Myotonic MD and facioscapulohumeral MD, which are mostly found in the teen years. More...

General Description Of Muscular Dystrophy

General Description Of Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of 30 genetic diseases which give rise to weakness and degeneration of muscles that control the movement of the body. Some of these diseases are visible during childhood while others develop during middle age or latter. These conditions are inherited. More...

 

Is Muscular Dystrophy Recessive Or Dominant ?

Is Muscular Dystrophy Recessive Or Dominant

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic and hereditary diseases of the muscles that are required for movement in human body. This condition came to light when Sir Charles Bell wrote about an illness that caused progressive weakness in boys in 1830. A few more cases were initially reported. At that time the symptoms were that of tuberculosis. More...

 

Last Stages Of Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy

Last Stages Of Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a disease which causes the muscle strength to reduce progressively this causes loss of movement, loss of respiratory muscle strength and then leads to death due to respiratory difficulty. More...

 

Loss Of Sensation And Muscle Weakness

Loss Of Sensation And Muscle Weakness

Loss of sensation that is abnormal can occur anywhere in the body. Lack of blood supply to an area can cause pain or numbness.Muscle weakness and fatigue are two different sensations. It is important to know exactly the difference between weakness and fatigue to narrow down the possible causes of the symptoms.More...

 

How Is A Muscle Biopsy Done ?

How Is A Muscle Biopsy Done

There are many diseases that can cause weakness of muscles and also pain. This can be due to problems of the nervous system, connective tissue, vascular system, or musculoskeletal system. A muscular biopsy is needed to locate the source of the problem. More...