Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy is a hereditary disorder that affects the shoulders, neck, face, upper arm and other surrounding areas. This condition is usually noticeable even before the age of 20. Some of the commonly observed symptoms are weakness and gradual deterioration of the muscles of the shoulder, neck, legs and abdominal and pelvic region. The cause of this condition is almost always genetic and it leads to a shorter than normal strand of DNA.
HOW IS FACIOSCAPULOHUMERAL MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY DIAGNOSED?
This condition tends to affect both the sexes and has no target racial, geographic or ethnic groups.