In Reply to: muscular dystrophy posted by melanie on June 23, 1997 at 17:55:52:
: My husband is 32 y.o., adopted. Recently found out his mother, paternal
aunt have been dx with m.d..
1. Is there a screening for this disease,and if so, should he be
2. What are the early symptoms of the disease?
I run a support group for muscular dystrophy, and you should know there are many
differt forms of MD. Some of them are dominantly inherited and some are recessively
inherited. I can only imagine that you are concerned about your husband and your
children coming down with a form of MD. If you can find out what form of MD she had
you would be able to pinpoint specific information. You can read more about MD diseases
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