In general, more than 80% of the time, caregivers who are concerned about their child’s developmental progress are found to be correct about knowing something is wrong.1 Your role in collecting this information and taking timely action are vital to delay the progression of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The topics covered in this section are designed to support the recognition of early signs and symptoms, the importance of diagnosis and can further improve your confidence in discussing Duchenne muscular dystrophy with worried parents and caregivers.
Children demonstrating red flag signs and symptoms such as significant development delay could have Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Genetic counselling offers many benefits for families living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
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