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Neuromuscular diseases

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Neuromuscular system

Huntington’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and other disorders.

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Muscular dystrophy treatment information video | myVMC

Muscular dystrophy is a neuromuscular disease. Stem cell therapies are being developed to treat muscular dystrophy and other muscle diseases.

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What is myasthenia gravis?

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body.

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Brain Foundation | Motor Neurone Disease

Motor Neurone Disease Motor Neurone Disease (also Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Read more at Virtual Medical Centre Description Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the name given to a group of diseases in which the nerve cells (neurons) that control the muscles degenerate and die

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Motor Neurone Disease | myVMC

Motor neuron disease destroys the muscle and nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord and causes progressive muscle weakness.

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Myaesthenia Gravis | myVMC

Myasthenia gravis is a rare autoimmune disease which causes muscle weakness. Particularly in women in their 30s and men in their 70s.

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Botox | myVMC

Botox (botulinum toxin type A) is a medication used to treat neuromuscular conditions. It is used for both therapeutic and cosmetic purposes.

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Dermatomyositis | myVMC

Dermatomyositis is a rare muscle disorder which typically begins in childhood and causes muscle weakness and skin changes.

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Sever's disease

Sever's disease is a common cause of heel pain, particularly in the young and physically active.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease -

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a hereditary disorder marked by slowly progressive muscle weakness in the feet, lower legs, hands and forearms, and a mild loss of sensation in limbs, fingers, and toes.

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