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How much of the population is affected by muscular dystrophy?

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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.
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Dr. Felix Brizuela
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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.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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