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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Vulvar Dystrophy

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What is a vulvar dystrophy?

What is a vulvar dystrophy?

Abnormal growth: Is the growth of abnormal skin on the vulva. The vulvar skin can be too thin, too thick (hyperplasia), or a mixture of both. ...Read more

Vulva (Definition)

The external female genitalia including the mons pubis, labia majora and minor, clitoris, vestibule, ...Read more


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What causes muscular dystrophy?

What causes muscular dystrophy?

Faulty protein: The most common form of muscular dystrophy is caused by an abnormal protein. It causes muscle tissues not to form correctly resulting in replacement of muscle tissue with scar tissue and fatty infiltrate. ...Read more

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Can fuch's dystrophy cause vertigo?

Can fuch's dystrophy cause vertigo?

Fuchs': Not typically. Fuchs is a problem with the inner layer of the cornea. If this layer fails (the pump of the cornea), then the cornea can swell and vision can become blurry. Vertigo is typically not related to Fuchs. ...Read more

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Could muscular dystrophy cause life shortness?

Depends on type/care: Here is direct information about adults with md (duchenne md) http://www.Parentprojectmd.Org/site/pageserver?Pagename=care_stage_adult. ...Read more

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What causes muscular dystrophy when kids have it ?

What causes muscular dystrophy when kids have it ?

Genetics: Muscular dystrophies are caused by mutations in the genes responsible for making the components of muscle. Sometimes these mutations are sporadic, while in other cases there is a family history. A neurologist or geneticist can help you determine the specifics of your case and if genetic testing of the patient or their family members might be useful. ...Read more

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What is the biological cause of muscular dystrophy?

What is the biological cause of muscular dystrophy?

Muscular dystrophies: are a group of inherited neuromuscular disorders. Of the 9 major types & > 100 related disorders, each is caused by a specific mutant gene or genes. Some are inherited in an X-linked recessive pattern from a carrier mother; others are autosomal dominant, meaning each child of an affected parent has a 50% chance of inheriting it. Please specify the type to know the specific genetic defect. ...Read more

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Is it possible for muscular dystrophy to cause life shortness?

Per MDA.org:: Until relatively recently, boys with DMD usually did not survive much beyond their teen years. Thanks to advances in cardiac and respiratory care, life expectancy is increasing and many young adults with DMD attend college, have careers, get married and have children. Survival into the early 30s is becoming more common, and there are cases of men living into their 40s and 50s. ...Read more

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What type of muscular dystrophy causes proper internal growth but improper external growth?

What type of muscular dystrophy causes proper internal growth but improper external growth?

Muscular Dystrophies: Muscular dystrophies cause progressive skeletal muscle weakness & wasting. Main types are Duchenne, Becker, limb girdle, congenital, facioscapulohumeral, myotonic, oculopharyngeal, distal, and Emery-Dreifuss, but > 100 similar inherited diseases exist. Most involve an internal organs/systems- heart, endocrine & nervous systems, GI & urinary tracts, skin &/or eyes- at some stage. See mda.org. ...Read more

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What causes muscular dystrophy to run in families?

It's in the genes!: Many muscular dystrophies are caused by a defect in the genes. These defects are passed on to our children. Some are dominant meaning there is a 50/50 chance of passing it along, others are linked to gender or are recessive meaning you have to reproduce with someone with the same defect to have a child who is affected. ...Read more