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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Lehovsky, "Spinal fusion in patients with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy and a low forced vital capacity," European Spine Journal, vol.
Scientists now know that people with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy have a defective gene that causes the devastating muscle weakness.
These forward-looking statements about future expectations, plans and prospects of CombinatoRx and its research in the field of Duchenne's muscular dystrophy involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including risks related to the unproven nature of the CombinatoRx drug discovery technology as applied to Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, the Company's ability to obtain additional financing or funding for its research and development and those other risks that can be found in the "Risk Factors" section of the CombinatoRx Annual Report on Form 10-K on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the other reports that CombinatoRx periodically files with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.
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