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Deaths from Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy: Deaths

Mortality and life-threatening complications associated with muscular dystrophy depends on the type of muscular dystrophy. For example, Duchenne muscular dystrophy is often fatal in childhood and young adulthood due to respiratory and cardiac complications, whereas certain types of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy are quite mild and do not present with heart problems.

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