Information you need to know
What is this?
What are the symptoms of this disorder?
developing this disorder
How can someone develop this?
This chart shows how a boy or girl can get MD from their parents.
"Causes/Inheritance Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy." Muscular Dystrophy Association. Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc., 10 Apr. 2014. Web. 08 Dec. 2015. <https://www.mda.org/disease/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy/causes-inheritance>.
Testing and addtional information
Can this disorder be detected by testing? Can you go somewhere for more information?
This disorder is not being able to be detected by standard carrier testing.There is research being done like pharmacologists are doing research to see if they can find a treatment to repair or replace the missing gene. If that dose not work then they will try to make a treatment that can make the mussel cells produce normal dystrophin. But there is care that can be done to help someone with this disorder. Also there is research in many organizations like the Muscular Dystrophy Association where you can get more information on Muscular Dystrophy. There is also places like the Mayo clinic where you can go to see a specialist about this disorder.
- "Causes/Inheritance Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy." Muscular Dystrophy Association. Muscular Dystrophy Association Inc., 10 Apr. 2014. Web. 08 Dec. 2015. <https://www.mda.org/disease/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy/causes-inheritance>.
- "Facts about Muscular Dystrophy." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 14 Apr. 2015. Web. 09 Dec. 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/musculardystrophy/facts.html>
- "NINDS Muscular Dystrophy Information Page." Muscular Dystrophy Information Page: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Health and Human Services, 05 Nov. 2015. Web. 09 Dec. 2015 <http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/md/md.htm>
- Staff, Mayo Clinic. "Muscular Dystrophy." - Mayo Clinic. Health on the Net Foundation, 27 Nov. 2014. Web. 09 Dec. 2015. <http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/muscular-dystrophy/basics/definition/con-20021240>.
- "Pharmacological Therapies." Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. National Health Council, 2015. Web. 11 Dec. 2015. <http://www.parentprojectmd.org/site/PageServer?pagename=Advance_research_strategies_pharmacological>.