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 0:26 h
  • Quiz questions 21
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course Muscular Dystrophy – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD is the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI. He has been active in pediatric education and research for 15 years.He has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools. He is an author of the book "Step Up to Pediatrics" and over 40 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Alverson has extensive experience in preparing students for the USMLE exams and has test writing experience as well.

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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.