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    Muscular Dystrophy Directory

    Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of genetic diseases in which the muscles that control movement progressively weaken. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about muscular dystrophy, different types, how it is diagnosed, treated, and much more.

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