The nurse is assessing a patient suspected of having muscular dystrophy. Which assessment finding is common in all forms and stages of muscular dystrophy?
• Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that are characterized by progressive muscle weakness and loss of muscle mass
• There are many signs and symptoms of muscular dystrophy, but the most common finding in all types is muscle weakness
• The remaining options do not occur in all cases or stages of muscular dystrophy