Medical Dictionary: MJD


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MJD: Another name for Machado-Joseph Disease.
MJD (condition): Rare genetic muscle disease causing muscle weakness.

MJD: Machado-Joseph disease (MJD)-also called spinocerebellar ataxia type 3-is a rare hereditary ataxia. (Ataxia is a general term meaning lack of muscle control.) 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Machado-Joseph Disease Information Page: NINDS

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