• Muscular Dystrophy Information Page: National Institute of ...

    www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/md/md.htm What is Muscular Dystrophy? The muscular dystrophies (MD) are a group of more than 30 genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the ...
  • Muscular dystrophy - Mayo Clinic

    www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/muscular-dystrophy/.../CON-20021240 Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) interfere with ...
  • Home | Muscular Dystrophy | NCBDDD | CDC

    www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/musculardystrophy/index.html Muscular dystrophies are a group of genetic disorders that result in muscle weakness over time. Each type of muscular dystrophy is different from the others.