Muscular dystrophy - resources

Resources - muscular dystrophy

The following organizations are good resources for information on muscular dystrophy:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention --
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association --
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke --
  • Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy --
Muscular atrophy

Muscular atrophy is the decrease in size and wasting of muscle tissue. Muscles that lose their nerve supply can atrophy and simply waste away.