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Musculoskeletal System

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Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases: Arthritis, in General | Specific Types of Arthritis and Other Rheumatic Diseases

Other Musculoskeletal Diseases: Bone Diseases | Bursitis | Cartilage Diseases | Muscular Dystrophy | Tendinitis | Other Muscle Diseases

Disorders of the: Ankle | Arm | Elbow | Foot | Hand | Hip | Knee | Leg | Shoulder | Spine (Neck and Back) | Wrist

Other Topics: General Musculoskeletal | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Surgery


Muscular Dystrophy

(Jump to: Overviews | Becker | Bethlem Myopathy | Congenital | Distal | Duchenne | Emery-Dreifuss | Facioscapulohumeral | Limb-Girdle | Myotonic | Oculopharyngeal | Scapuloperoneal )

Muscular Dystrophy Overviews
Muscular Dystrophy:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Facts About Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Overview of Muscular Dystrophies:UpToDate Patient Information
Muscular Dystrophy:Hope Through Research:NINDS
Muscular Dystrophy:Society for Neuroscience
Muscular Dystrophy:MedlinePlus


Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophies
Common Information
Facts About Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophies:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Dystrophinopathies:GeneReviews
Becker Muscular Dystrophy
Becker Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Becker Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Parent's Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK


Bethlem Myopathy
Bethlem Myopathy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Collagen Type VI-Related Disorders:GeneReviews


Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
General Information
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Rare Muscular Dystrophies (Congenital, Distal, Emery-Dreifuss & Oculopharyngeal):Muscular Dystrophy Association
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy Overview:GeneReviews


Distal Muscular Dystrophy
Distal Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Rare Muscular Dystrophies (Congenital, Distal, Emery-Dreifuss & Oculopharyngeal):Muscular Dystrophy Association
Dysferlinopathy:GeneReviews
Laing Distal Myopathy:GeneReviews
Udd Distal Myopathy:GeneReviews


Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Rare Muscular Dystrophies (Congenital, Distal, Emery-Dreifuss & Oculopharyngeal):Muscular Dystrophy Association
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy:GeneReviews


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSH or FSHD):Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophies:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Information About FSHD:FSH Society
Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy:GeneReviews


Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Overview:GeneReviews
Calpainopathy (Limb-Girdle Type 2A):GeneReviews
Dysferlinopathy (Limb-Girdle Type 2B):GeneReviews


Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy
Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Myotonic Muscular Dystrophies:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Myotonic Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, UK
Myotonic Dystrophy:Genetics Home Reference, NLM
Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1:GeneReviews
Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2:GeneReviews


Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy:Muscular Dystrophy Association
Facts About Rare Muscular Dystrophies (Congenital, Distal, Emery-Dreifuss & Oculopharyngeal):Muscular Dystrophy Association
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy:GeneReviews


Scapuloperoneal Muscular Dystrophy
Myopathy, Scapuloperoneal:NORD


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