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What is the link between fasciculation and muscular dystrophy?

Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a group of nervous system disorders that inevitably cause muscle weakness and deterioration. As muscle loss advances, fasciculation increases in the affected regions. However, muscle twitching is a less indicative symptom of MD, which can also include mental slowness, trouble walking, drooling, and difficulty using certain muscles.

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