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Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a type of muscular dystrophy most common in children. Symptoms include muscle wasting and breathing problems, and while there is no cure, treatment aims to improve quality of life.

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Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases affecting the muscles that control movement. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.

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Compartment syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition caused by pressure in a group of muscles. Learn more about the types, causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) causes muscles to become weak. There is no cure, although treatments and support may be available to help people who have SMA.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy damages the nervous system and muscular control, affecting movement and coordination. Know the risk factors in pregnancy and birth.

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Neuromuscular system

The neuromuscular system includes all the muscles in the body and the nerves serving them. Learn more about how it works and related diseases.

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Calf pain

Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is the name for a group of conditions that causes generalised pain and muscle stiffness in many parts of the body. Other common symptoms are extreme tiredness and sleeping poorly.

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Cancer of the uterus

Uterine cancer is the most common gynaecological cancer. Our trusted partners have more information about the different types of uterine cancer.

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