Muscular dystrophy

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Muscular dystrophy is a general term for a heterogenous group of inherited, progressive diseases that primarily affect skeletal muscle to cause muscle weakness. The muscles involved, the age of onset, and the rate of progression vary considerably in the different diseases. In some of the muscular dystrophies, ....

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
Publication statusPublished - 2011


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Kincaid, A. (2011). Muscular dystrophy. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-6). Elsevier Inc..