Muscular Dystrophy (MD) includes a group of
genetic diseases, characterized by a progressive degeneration of the muscular
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.
Should you have any relevant additional
information which could be included in this site, please contact us.
We will translate all this site into English as
soon as possible.