Expert insights

The following materials are intended for healthcare professionals. These materials have been developed and funded by PTC Therapeutics.

Signs and symptoms of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)

Physician Neurologist Dr. Luca Bello explains the importance of early diagnosis and key signs and symptoms to look out for in DMD.

Suspicion of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)

Dr. Luca Bello describes the key steps in reaching a DMD diagnosis from an initial suspicion of the condition.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD): From signs and symptoms to management

Paediatric Neurologist Dr. Damjan Osredkar discusses his centre’s experience in the diagnosis and management of DMD. He also describes the benefits of a multidisciplinary care team and explains why it is important to have an individualised DMD care plan.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD): What is it and how is it managed?

Prof. Ros Quinlivan from the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, UK describes the early key signs and symptoms that would trigger a suspicion and further testing.

Read more on how you can help aid recognition and diagnosis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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