Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy

What is Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy?

A highly variable hereditary disorder with onset in childhood or adolescence, characterized by weakness and wasting, sometimes asymmetric, mainly of the muscles of the face, shoulder girdle, arms, and later, pelvic girdle and legs; autosomal dominant inheritance.

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Hello, I am a 30 years old woman, having one daughter. My father's sister's sons were suffering from genetic disorder Muscular dystrophy. Is it...

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Thanks for asking on Healthcaremagic.

There is definitely an increased risk in case of your offsprings. However, it us not something that you need...

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