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Muscular Dystrophies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscular Dystrophies
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.534.500
C10.668.491.175.500
C16.320.577
Unique ID
D009136
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009136
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY
Scope Note
A heterogeneous group of inherited MYOPATHIES, characterized by wasting and weakness of the SKELETAL MUSCLE. They are categorized by the sites of MUSCLE WEAKNESS; AGE OF ONSET; and INHERITANCE PATTERNS.
Entry Term(s)
Muscular Dystrophy
Myodystrophica
Myodystrophy
NLM Classification #
WE 559
See Also
Mice, Inbred mdx
Public MeSH Note
2000; see MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY 1966-1999
History Note
2000(1966)
Entry Combination
veterinary:Muscular Dystrophy, Animal
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Muscular Dystrophies Preferred
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