|Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy||
Limb-girdle MD has around 15 different varieties. It can affect both sexes and usually appears in early adulthood. Limb-girdle MD initially starts in the muscles around the hip girdle and the shoulder girdle, but it can also progress quite quickly to other areas.
Definition from NHS Choices: Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy