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.
Muscular Dystrophy: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
The causes, symptoms, and treatment of muscular dystrophies, a group of rare muscle diseases.
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
Congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD) is a general term for a group of genetic muscle diseases that occur at birth (congenital) early during infancy.
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is a rare genetic muscle disorder with onset during adulthood most often between 40 and 60 years of age. OPMD is characterized by slowly progressive muscle disease (myopathy) affecting the muscles of the upper eyelids and the throat. Affected individuals may develop drooping of the eyelids (ptosis),double vision (diplopia) and/or difficulty swallowing ..
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies
Important It is possible that the main title of the report Muscular Dystrophy, Limb Girdle is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...