Muscular Dystrophy

This paper is an overview of the disorder muscular dystrophy.

This paper discusses the types, causes, diagnosis, symptoms , prognosis and research into cures of Muscular Dystrophy. An examination into the characteristics and differences in the various forms of MD. The author looks at how the gene for MD is now being located, and the DNA combination are now understood, hoping that soon a cure will be found for this disease.
“While there are many forms of MD the most commonly seen ones, are “myotonic, Duchenne, Becker, limb-girdle, facioscapulohumeral, congenital, oculopharyngeal, distal and Emery-Dreifuss(Most Frequently Asked Questions About Muscular Dystrophy” Some of them are named after the muscles that are affected and others are founded in the type of trouble they cause for the muscles. There are also some named after the doctors who uncovered the form’s existence. As the root causes (gene defects) of the muscular dystrophies are discovered, doctors are beginning to change their thinking about how to classify some of the dystrophies.”