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Causes of Muscular Dystrophy

Causes of Muscular Dystrophy

There are many types of muscular dystrophy that are caused by mutations in several different genes. For example, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy are caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene, whereas limb-girdle muscular dystrophies are caused by mutations in other genes.

Muscular Dystrophy: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Muscular Dystrophy, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Muscular Dystrophy:

Muscular Dystrophy: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Muscular Dystrophy: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Muscular Dystrophy:

Causes of Broader Categories of Muscular Dystrophy: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Muscular Dystrophy:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Muscular Dystrophy may be found in:


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