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Muscular Dystrophy

  • By: Jeremy John
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Muscular dystrophy encompasses a group of congenital disorders that are commonly characterized by progressive symmetrical degeneration of skeletal or voluntary muscles devoid of neural or sensory deficiency. Conversely, in some forms of muscular dystrophy involuntary muscles such ...

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