Muscular Dystrophy – Top USMLE Diseases

Muscular Dystrophy – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Brian Alverson, MD

Muscular dystrophy is a group of neuromuscular disorders characterized by progressive motor weakness and muscular atrophy.

Muscular dystrophies are inherited diseases affecting genes responsible for the normal function and development of skeletal muscles.

It is important to know about muscular dystrophy, so start studying now!

Course Details

  • Videos 3
  • Duration 0:25 h
  • Quiz questions 21
  • Concept Pages 3


Your Educators of course Muscular Dystrophy – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.
He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.
Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.

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Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 25. February 2021 for Muscular Dystrophy in Children

Excellent lecture, easy to remember the difference between the two diseases. Our teachers should get a Lecturio subscription.

Great lecturer
By jason g. on 19. January 2020 for Muscular Dystrophy in Children

Clear explanation in a logical manner, luckily I found this few days before my final.