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A 48-year-old female asked:

Why won't doctors believe biopsy report on muscle biopsy said muscular dystrophy but doctors don't believe it and have to go out to john hopkins.

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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Many types: of muscular dystrophy exist. A positive biopsy does not give a specific diagnosis so you are being referred for more detailed testing, likely testing for mitochondrial disorders. For details see mdausa.org
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