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Management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Emma Ciafaloni, MD, provides an overview of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, including common signs and symptoms.

Insights on diagnosis and diagnostic work-up for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Amy D. Harper, MD, differentiates between Becker muscular dystrophy and Duchenne muscular dystrophy and comments on the significance of dystrophin protein production.

The multidisciplinary management of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is discussed.

Emma Ciafaloni, MD, discusses the benefit of genetic counseling and psychosocial support for patients and families managing Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Currently available supportive treatment options for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
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