Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with congenital muscular dystrophy (CMD)?

Updated: Jul 03, 2019
  • Author: Emad R Noor, MBChB; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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Answer

According to evidence-based guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology, multidisciplinary care by experienced teams is important for diagnosing and promoting the health of children with CMD. [57]

Consultation with the following may prove helpful:

  • Ophthalmologist

  • Pulmonologist

  • Cardiologist

  • Orthopedic surgeon

  • Epileptologist

  • Physical medicine specialist

  • Dermatologist (patients with CMD with familial junctional epidermolyis bullosa)


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