"Muscular Dystrophies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A heterogeneous group of inherited MYOPATHIES, characterized by wasting and weakness of the SKELETAL MUSCLE. They are categorized by the sites of MUSCLE WEAKNESS; AGE OF ONSET; and INHERITANCE PATTERNS.
- Muscular Dystrophies
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Dystrophies, Muscular
- Dystrophy, Muscular
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Muscular Dystrophies" by people in Profiles.
SMCHD1 mutations associated with a rare muscular dystrophy can also cause isolated arhinia and Bosma arhinia microphthalmia syndrome. Nat Genet. 2017 Feb; 49(2):238-248.
NAD+ repletion improves muscle function in muscular dystrophy and counters global PARylation. Sci Transl Med. 2016 10 19; 8(361):361ra139.
Clinical and laboratory features distinguishing juvenile polymyositis and muscular dystrophy. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Dec; 65(12):1969-75.
Electrocardiographic abnormalities and arrhythmias are strongly associated with the development of cardiomyopathy in muscular dystrophy. Heart Rhythm. 2010 Oct; 7(10):1484-8.