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Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy

Disease definition

Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies (DMD and BMD) are neuromuscular diseases characterized by progressive muscle wasting and weakness due to degeneration of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscle.

ORPHA:262

  • Synonym(s):
    • Severe dystrophinopathy, Duchenne and Becker type
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: X-linked recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: G71.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0917713  C3542021
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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