Muscular dystrophy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic - canine muscular disorder adult onset

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Neuromuscular Disorders - Nervous System - Merck Veterinary Manual canine muscular disorder adult onset


J Small Anim Pract. 2019 Aug;60(8):514-517. doi: 10.1111/jsap.12824. Epub 2018 Jan 29. Late-onset Becker-type muscular dystrophy in a Border terrier dog.

Muscular dystrophy in dogs should not be ruled out based on late onset clinical signs and only mildly elevated creatine kinase.

Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and is the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy.

The most common form of muscular dystrophy in adults, myotonic dystrophy type 1 has been estimated to affect around 1 in 8,000 people.