This disease is carried by the mother, Muscular Dystrophy is a sex-linked genetic disorder of the muscles that causes muscles to weaken slowly due to a lack of the protein dystrophin which holds the skeletal muscle cells together. When a person has this disease, their muscle tissues are replaced by fatty deposit.
-waddling when walking
-difficulty climbing stairs
-trouble standing up or sitting down
-eventual loss of strength
-enlargement of the heart and calves
-curvature of the spine
-wasting of the thigh muscles