Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
This section brings together information about FSHD from across the website. Much of the information here is especially relevant for individuals and families affected by FSHD, but family doctors and researchers should also find something of interest.
Browse through this section for specific information about FSHD, and also take a look at the other areas of our website for more general information about TREAT-NMD and the resources we offer.
An overview of Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy - how it is caused, how it is inherited, and what its symptoms are
Locate national patient registries for FSHD around the world
See a list of patient organizations and advocacy groups providing support for FSHD patients and families across
In most cases FSHD is an autosomal dominant disease, meaning that only one copy of the genetic lesion is needed for the disease to show symptoms