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Disease Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne

Name Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Synonyms Becker Muscular Dystrophy | Becker's Muscular Dystrophy | BMD | Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, 3B | Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, X-Linked | Childhood Muscular Dystrophy, Pseudohypertrophic | Childhood Pseudohypertrophic Muscular Dystrophy | DMD | Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne Becker Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne-Becker Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne Type Progressive Muscular Dystrophy | Duchenne-Type Progressive Muscular Dystrophy | Muscular Dystrophy, Becker | Muscular Dystrophy, Becker's | Muscular Dystrophy, Becker Type | Muscular Dystrophy, Childhood, Pseudohypertrophic | Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne and Becker Types | Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne-Becker | Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Type | Muscular Dystrophy, Pseudohypertrophic | Muscular Dystrophy, Pseudohypertrophic, Childhood | Muscular Dystrophy Pseudohypertrophic Progressive, Becker Type | Muscular Dystrophy, Pseudohypertrophic Progressive, Becker Type | Muscular Dystrophy, Pseudohypertrophic Progressive, Duchenne Type | Progressive Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Type | Pseudohypertrophic Childhood Muscular Dystrophy | Pseudohypertrophic Muscular Dystrophy | Pseudohypertrophic Muscular Dystrophy, Childhood
Definition An X-linked recessive muscle disease caused by an inability to synthesize DYSTROPHIN, which is involved with maintaining the integrity of the sarcolemma. Muscle fibers undergo a process that features degeneration and regeneration. Clinical manifestations include proximal weakness in the first few years of life, pseudohypertrophy, cardiomyopathy (see MYOCARDIAL DISEASES), and an increased incidence of impaired mentation. Becker muscular dystrophy is a closely related condition featuring a later onset of disease (usually adolescence) and a slowly progressive course. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1415)
Categories Genetic disease (inborn) | Musculoskeletal disease | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020388
OMIM® IDs 300376 | 310200
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Disorders, Atrophic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Disorders, Atrophic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, X-Linked Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Dystrophies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Benign Pseudohypertrophic Muscular Dystrophy