Mention 5 Disorders of the Muscular And Skeletal System

Disorders Of The Muscular And Skeletal System are as follows:

  • Arthritis – it is the inflammation of the joints
  • Osteoporosis – this age-related disorder is distinguished by decreased bone mass and prone to fractures. The common cause if reduced levels of estrogen
  • Muscular dystrophy – This genetic disorder is a progressive degeneration of the skeletal muscle
  • Myasthenia gravis – it is an autoimmune ailment which impacts the neuromuscular junction causing fatigue, paralysis of skeletal muscle and its weakening
  • Tetany – wild contractions of the muscles (rapid spasms) as a result of low calcium levels in the body fluid

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