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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic

Lurie Children’s works with the Muscular Dystrophy Association in clinical partnership to improve the care of children living with neuromuscular diseases.

Myasthenia Gravis (congenital and acquired)

A life-long condition in which the immune system fights its own body, causing problems with nerves that communicate with the muscles, resulting in muscle weakness.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome

A bone marrow disorder sometimes seen in younger patients. It is characterized by a failure of the bone marrow to produce mature healthy blood cells.

Myocardial Bridging

A congenital anomaly in which the arteries that feed the muscles of the heart form inside the heart muscle instead of on the outer surface.

Myocarditis/Pericarditis

Inflammation of the heart muscle or of the lining outside the heart, the immune system causing inflammation to get rid of infection or in response to some other trigger.

Myoclonus

The sudden involuntary contraction or relaxation of a muscle or group of muscles.

Myringotomy (Ear Tube Insertion)

Small tubes are surgically placed into your child's eardrum by an ear, nose and throat surgeon to help drain fluid out of the middle ear, reducing the risk of ear infections.

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