Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA)

Spinal muscular atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy is a motor neuron disease. SMA affects muscles throughout the body, but the shoulders, hips and back are often most severely affected.

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.

Myotonic dystrophy

Myotonic dystrophy

Myotonic dystrophy is the most common adult form of muscular dystrophy. Myotonic dystrophy is caused by a defective gene.

Muscular dystrophies of latter onset

Muscular dystrophies (MD) of latter onset include Limb-girdle MD, congenital MD, ophthalmoplegic MD and distal MD.

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic muscle disease that produces weakness and abnormally rapid fatigue of the voluntary muscles.

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