This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources.
Will you find ways to support Power of Will? DMD is one of four conditions known as dystrophinopathies. DMD symptom onset is in early childhood, usually between ages 2 and 3. The disease primarily affects boys, but in rare cases it can affect girls. Muscle weakness is the principal symptom of DMD. It can begin as early as age 2 or 3, first affecting the proximal muscles those close to the core of the body and later affecting the distal limb muscles those close to the extremities.
Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes mutations interfere with the production of proteins needed to form healthy muscle. There are many different kinds of muscular dystrophy.
A Texas teen who felt extremely sore after a hard gym workout turned out to have a rare and potentially life-threatening condition called rhabdomyolysis. But how do you tell the difference between run-of-the-mill soreness and rhabdomyolysis? The teen, Jared Shamburger, had recently signed up for a gym membership with his family, according to local news outlet KTRK. His older brother and dad had been weightlifting for years, and Shamburger wanted to "catch up" with them. But after a minute weightlifting session, Shamburger said he felt particularly sore.