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Types of Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy: Types list

The list of types of Muscular Dystrophy mentioned in various sources includes:

Curable Types of Muscular Dystrophy:

Rare Types of Muscular Dystrophy:

Types discussion:

The major forms of MD include myotonic, Duchenne, Becker, limb-girdle, facioscapulohumeral, congenital, oculopharyngeal, distal and Emery-Dreifuss. Duchenne is the most common form of MD affecting children, and myotonic MD is the most common form affecting adults. MD can affect people of all ages. Although some forms first become apparent in infancy or childhood, others may not appear until middle age or later. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Muscular Dystrophy (MD) Information Page: NINDS)

Muscular Dystrophy: Related Disease Topics

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