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Muscular dystrophies are rare, degenerative disorders resulting in physical disability of varying severity. Differentiating types is often challenging given similar clinical presentations. This difficulty is apparent in the case of diagnosing one ultra-rare type: Muscular Dystrophy, Hearing Loss, and Ovarian Insufficiency (MDHLO). At UNM, we diagnose and care for our patients with muscular dystrophy through a multidisciplinary clinic at Carrie Tingley Hospital Outpatient Center, partially funded by a grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).



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