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    Musculer dystrophy---not able to lift ankle
    ledgestone posted:
    My 69 year old brother can not lift his ankle.The Doc said he has a form of Muscrler Dystrophy called parnelscapeldica--I know my spelling is not close.He walks with a slight limp--stairs are hard for him.Can anyone tell me the correct name for this form of MD,so I can look up info on it?--THANKS
    Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Ledgestone,

    Perhaps this will shed some light or at least give you a starting point:

    Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy

    Take care,


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