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My wife's father had muscular dystrophy what are the chances of passing it on?
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Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
There are many types of muscular dystrophy, so inheritance risk depends on which type.
I would suggest that you find out the specific type and meet with a genetic counselor to find out your families specific risk.

In brief: It depends
There are many types of muscular dystrophy, so inheritance risk depends on which type.
I would suggest that you find out the specific type and meet with a genetic counselor to find out your families specific risk.
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Different types of muscle disease have different genetic and hereditary manifestations see a muscle specialist forgenetic counseling.

In brief: Depends
Different types of muscle disease have different genetic and hereditary manifestations see a muscle specialist forgenetic counseling.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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