Introduction: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy


Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A genetic recessive disease that affects muscles causing progressive and degenerative muscle weakness. It is caused by a mutation in the dystrophin gene that creates a protein that anchors muscle fibers in cells.

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Last revision: April 2, 2003

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