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Muscular Dystrophies

"Muscular Dystrophies" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscular Dystrophies" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscular Dystrophies" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 219 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 1992
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.