Which is inherited--muscular dystrophy or multiple sclerosis?

See answer below. Muscular dystrophies are inherited. Multiple sclerosis on the other hand is not thought of as a genetic disease.
Muscular dystrophy. Muscular dystrophy is much more of an inherited disorder. Some are x-linked, others are autosomal. Heredity is not nearly as prominent in ms.

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How does duchenne muscular dystrophy affect the body?

See below. It is caused by an alteration (mutation) in a gene, called the dmd gene that can be inherited in families in an x-linked recessive fashion, but it often occurs in people from families without a known family history of the condition. Individuals who have dmd have progressive loss of muscle function and weakness, which begins in the lower limbs. Read more...

What are the symptoms of duchenne muscular dystrophy?

Weakness... ...More prominent in large muscles than in small ones, progressing to inability to stand up without assistance (see http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/gower_maneuver ); muscles are enlarged early on ("pseudohypertrophy) but wither later. Read more...