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Prevalence Statistics for Types of Muscular Dystrophy

Prevalence Statistics for Types of Muscular Dystrophy

The information below shows a list of types of Muscular Dystrophy, with information as to the prevalence of each of these types. Estimates of the people affected are calculated based on the available statistic.

Disease Prevalence Estimate US people estimate Statistic Used for Calculation
Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Becker Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Distal Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy N/A N/A No information
Myotonic Dystrophy N/A N/A Type I myotonic dystrophy accounts for 98% of all cases of myotonic dystrophy, Genetics Home Reference website

Types of Muscular Dystrophy

For more information about types of Muscular Dystrophy, refer to our section on types of Muscular Dystrophy.

About prevalence:

The medical term 'prevalence' of Muscular Dystrophy usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Muscular Dystrophy at any given time, whereas the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Muscular Dystrophy is called the 'incidence'. For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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