Dystrophy is any condition of abnormal development, often denoting the degeneration of muscles.


  • Muscular dystrophy
    Muscular dystrophy
    Muscular dystrophy is a group of muscle diseases that weaken the musculoskeletal system and hamper locomotion. Muscular dystrophies are characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue.In the 1860s, descriptions of boys who...

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a recessive X-linked form of muscular dystrophy, which results in muscle degeneration, difficulty walking, breathing, and death. The incidence is 1 in 3,000 boys. Females and males are affected, though females are rarely affected and are more often carriers...

  • Becker's muscular dystrophy
    Becker's muscular dystrophy
    Becker muscular dystrophy is an X-linked recessive inherited disorder characterized by slowly progressive muscle weakness of the legs and pelvis....

  • Reflex neurovascular dystrophy
    Reflex neurovascular dystrophy
    Reflex neurovascular dystrophy is a painful neurovascular disease that constricts the blood veins and reduces the supply of oxygen to the skin, muscles and bones. RND is the pediatric version of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy...

  • Retinal dystrophy
    Retinopathy is a general term that refers to some form of non-inflammatory damage to the retina of the eye. Frequently, retinopathy is an ocular manifestation of systemic disease.-Pathophysiology:Causes of retinopathy are varied:...

  • Conal dystrophy
  • Myotonic dystrophy
    Myotonic dystrophy
    Myotonic dystrophy is a chronic, slowly progressing, highly variable inherited multisystemic disease. It is characterized by wasting of the muscles , cataracts, heart conduction defects, endocrine changes, and myotonia. Myotonic dystrophy can occur in patients of any age...

  • Corneal dystrophies
    Corneal dystrophy (human)
    Human corneal dystrophy is a group of disorders, characterised by a noninflammatory, inherited, bilateral opacity of the transparent front part of the human eye called the cornea...

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