Muscular Dystrophy (MD) includes a group of genetic diseases, characterized by a progressive degeneration of the muscular tissue.
Up to now, we have knowledge about more than 30 different types of MD, some benign, others more serious, which can affect children as well as adults of both sexes.  All attack the muscles, however the affected muscles can be different depending on the type of MD.
The purpose of this page is to publish information on muscular dystrophy, including the latest news and updates on research (international and local). It is destined to parents, patients with this illness, physicians and students who would like to broaden their knowledge or learn more about this group of diseases.
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We will translate all this site into English as soon as possible.