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    Muscular dystrophy FAQs
    First described in 1902, DD is a class of muscular dystrophies that primarily affect distal muscles, which are those of the lower arms, hands, lower legs and feet. Muscular dystrophies in general are a group of genetic, degenerative diseases primarily affecting voluntary muscles. This site has info on and maps the different types of MD. General correspondence also can be addressed to: Muscular Dystrophy Association USA National Office 222 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1500 Chicago, Illinois 60606 (800) 572-1717
    http://www.mdausa.org/disease/ - 22-Mar-2000 - Hits: 135 - Rate This | Details
    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association Top Rated
    The Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association was founded in 1984 to promote public and professional awareness of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD), also known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Their goal is to educate those afflicted with this syndrome, their family, friends, insurance and healthcare providers, on the disabling pain the syndrome causes.

    Their site is designed to give patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and others the most up-to-date information on treatment, legislation, support groups, research, fundraising and patient stories.

    The specific Fact versus Fiction page is also available.

    http://www.rsds.org/index2.html - 25-Mar-2000 - Hits: 162 - Rate This | Details


 

 

 


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