Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy And Becker Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Becker muscular dystrophy Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy are X-linked recessively inherited diseases, which are characterized by a progressive proximal muscle weakness as a result of muscle fiber degeneration. The Becker muscular dystrophy has a later onset and milder symptoms. The diagnosis is suspected clinically and by analysis of the protein product (dystrophin) of the mutated gene confirmed. Treatment focuses on maintaining the body functions through…

September 3, 2018