Myotonic Dystrophy

Science / Genetics / Myotonic Dystrophy: A combination of progressive weakening of the muscles and muscle spasms or rigidity, with difficulty relaxing a contracted muscle: inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.

Myotonic Dystrophy

Science / Genetics / Myotonic Dystrophy: A combination of progressive weakening of the muscles and muscle spasms or rigidity, with difficulty relaxing a contracted muscle: inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. MORE

Duchenne-Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Science / Genetics / Duchenne-Becker Muscular Dystrophy: The most common and severe form of muscular dystrophy: transmitted as an x-linked trait. X-linked recessive. Symptoms include onset at 2-5 years with difficulty with gait and stairs, enlarged calf mus MORE

Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Science / Genetics / Becker Muscular Dystrophy: X-linked condition characterized by progressive muscle weakness and wasting: manifests later in life with progression less severe than duchenne muscular dystrophy. MORE

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