3 doctors weighed in:

How much of the population is affected by muscular dystrophy?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unknown

The incidence is underestimated.
Limb girdle dystrophy is actually under diagnosed, although still pretty rare. Always need muscle biopsy to rule out acquired polymyositis.

In brief: Unknown

The incidence is underestimated.
Limb girdle dystrophy is actually under diagnosed, although still pretty rare. Always need muscle biopsy to rule out acquired polymyositis.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Small

Fortunately an extremely small segment of the population.

In brief: Small

Fortunately an extremely small segment of the population.
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