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Can muscular dystrophy be only in one muscle?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
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In brief: Called atrophy

Dystrophy is a term reserved for a form of muscle disease (dys= problem with, trophy=growth) localised loss of muscle balk is called atrophy and is usually related to disuse or lower motor neuron problems.

In brief: Called atrophy

Dystrophy is a term reserved for a form of muscle disease (dys= problem with, trophy=growth) localised loss of muscle balk is called atrophy and is usually related to disuse or lower motor neuron problems.
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