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Muscular Dystrophy complications
Muscular Dystrophy

Complications could include:

  • Retinal detachment occurs when the retina separates from the back of the eye. This is a medical emergency that causes total or partial loss of vision.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A cataract is a dense, cloudy area that forms in the lens of the eye. It develops slowly and eventually interferes with your vision.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medical professionals called this condit...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Communication disorders can affect how a person receives, sends, processes, and understands concepts.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hearing loss is when you're unable to partially or completely hear sound in one or both of your ears. Hearing loss typically occurs gradually over time. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) reports that abou...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It is characterized by recurring seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity. This change can cause dramatic, noticeable symptoms or it may not cause any symptoms. The symptoms of a severe seizure include violent shaking and a loss of control. However, mild seizures c...
    Source:HLCMS
  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
    Source:HLCMS
  • High blood pressure (hypertension) increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, coronary heart disease, and other serious health problems.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dysphagia is the inability to swallow foods or liquids with ease. People who have a hard time swallowing may choke on their food or liquid when trying to swallow.
    Source:HLCMS
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