Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Other Names,DBMD,Pseudohypertrophic,DMD

Dylan Watring

The causes of the disorder is mutations in the genes and chromosomes.

The X chromosome is the gene that is passed with a chance of DMD.

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THE PRENATAL TESTS AND SYMPTOMS

The CVS test is one of them but there is more.


Symptoms: Frequent falls, Trouble Getting Up Or Running, Waddling Gait, Big Calves, and Learning Disabilities.

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POPULATION AND INHERITENCE

1 out of 5,700 of people have it or had it.

The disease is sex-linked from the mother's side, the daughter might be a carrier and the son might be a victim of the disease.

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HOW LONG EFFECTED AND CURES

The affected time is a lifetime.

There is no cure but there are treatments that can help.

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PREVENTENTION AND AFFECTED CHILDRENS OFFSPRING

There is no way to prevent it but medication and physical therapy may help.

The daughter might be a carrier.