Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy is a disorder characterised by muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy). The symptoms of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy typically appear in adolescence, however, can occur later in life. The onset and severity of the condition varies widely.

DISCONTINUED from the 1st May 2017. FSHD samples will be forwarded to PathWest, Western Australia.
Please contact PathWest on +61 (0)8 6383 4225 or contact Dr Belinda Chong, VCGS on +61 (0)3 9936 6550 with any enquiries.