• chromosome
  • These results map EMD to the distal end of the long arm of the X chromosome and are an important step in the development of tests for carrier detection and prenatal diagnosis. (bmj.com)
  • The nature of the gene mutation and which chromosome it is located on determine the characteristics of the muscular dystrophy and the way the disease is passed from one generation to the next. (canoe.com)
  • treatment
  • The content on the UpToDate website is not intended nor recommended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. (uptodate.com)
  • The importance of PGD in this group of conditions is due to the fact that there is no current prospect of their treatment, as the disease may manifest despite pre-symptomatic diagnosis and follow up. (omicsonline.org)
  • MDCRCs funded through this program have contributed toward the goal of improving the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of the muscular dystrophies. (nih.gov)
  • There's no known treatment for muscular dystrophies, however certain treatments may help. (artplay-katok.ru)
  • chest X-r
  • Other tests that can be done are chest X-ray, echocardiogram, CT scan, and magnetic resonance image scan, which via a magnetic field can produce images whose detail helps diagnose muscular dystrophy. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • MND include 1) primary lateral sclerosis (PLS), 2) primary muscular atrophy (PMA), and 3) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). (testcatalog.org)
  • medical
  • The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is an American organization, formed in 1950, which combats muscular dystrophy and diseases of the nervous system and muscular system in general by funding research, providing medical and community services, and educating health professionals and the general public. (wikipedia.org)