Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

DMD is the most common form of muscular dystrophy accounting for over 50% of all cases.1 Do you know how DMD progresses and what this means for your patients and caregivers?

Find out more about the prevalence of DMD and the impact it has on patients at different timepoints in their lives.

  1. National Institutes of Health. Muscular dystrophy. Available at: https://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/factsheets/540 [last accessed November 2020].
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Children demonstrating red flag signs and symptoms such as significant development delay could have Duchenne  muscular dystrophy


Birnkrant DJ, et al. Lancet Neurol. 2018;17:251–267. National Task Force for Early Identification of Childhood Neuromuscular Disorders. Guide for primary care providers. Available at: https://childmuscleweakness.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/PrimaryCareProviderPacket.pdf [last accessed November 2020].

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