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Distal Muscular Dystrophy

Introduction: Distal Muscular Dystrophy

Description of Distal Muscular Dystrophy

Distal Muscular Dystrophy: a form of muscular dystrophy that sets in between 40 and 60 years of age and is characterized by weakness and wasting of the muscles of the hands and forearms and lower legs; inheritance is autosomal dominant.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Distal Muscular Dystrophy: Related Topics

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Distal Muscular Dystrophy as a Disease

Distal Muscular Dystrophy: Type of or association with medical condition Muscular Dystrophy.
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Distal Muscular Dystrophy: Related Diseases

Distal Muscular Dystrophy: Distal Muscular Dystrophy is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Distal Muscular Dystrophy as a subtype of Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy (medical condition): Any of various muscle wasting diseases

Muscular Dystrophy: Muscular dystrophy (MD) refers to a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Muscular Dystrophy (MD) Information Page: NINDS)

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Broader terms for Distal Muscular Dystrophy

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Hierarchical classifications of Distal Muscular Dystrophy

The following list attempts to classify Distal Muscular Dystrophy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • dystrophy,muscular dystrophy
  • congenital disease,genetic abnormality,genetic defect,genetic disease,genetic disorder,hereditary condition,hereditary disease,inherited disease,inherited disorder
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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