Prognosis of Muscular Dystrophy
Prognosis for Muscular Dystrophy:
prognosis of MD varies according to the type of MD and the progression of
the disorder. Some cases may be mild and very slowly progressive, with
normal lifespan, while other cases may have more marked progression of
muscle weakness, functional disability and loss of ambulation. Life
expectancy may depend on the degree of progression and late respiratory
deficit. In Duchenne MD, death usually occurs in the late teens to early
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Muscular Dystrophy (MD) Information Page: NINDS)
...see also Overview of Muscular Dystrophy
Complications of Muscular Dystrophy may include:
Complications of Muscular Dystrophy from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of Muscular Dystrophy.
Muscular Dystrophy: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Muscular Dystrophy usually refers to the likely outcome
of Muscular Dystrophy.
The prognosis of Muscular Dystrophy
may include the duration of Muscular Dystrophy, chances of complications of Muscular Dystrophy,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Muscular Dystrophy, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Muscular Dystrophy.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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