Duchenne's muscular dystrophy

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Synonyms for Duchenne's muscular dystrophy

the most common form of muscular dystrophy

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Scientists now know that people with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy have a defective gene that causes the devastating muscle weakness.
Boys with a complete lack of dystrophin -- who have a severe form of the disease, known as Duchenne's muscular dystrophy -- usually die in their early 20s from suffocation or heart failure.
We are committed to treating Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, an orphan disease that affects 25,000 children in the U.
A powerful steroid has poved its mettle as the first drug to slow progressive muscle weakening in youngsters with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
CepTor's primary efforts are currently being focused on moving its lead product, MYODUR, into phase I/II clinical trials for Duchenne's muscular dystrophy.
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