Duchenne, Becker muscular dystrophy 'affects 1 in 5,000 boys in the US' Medical News Today

February 17, 2015 8:13 AM

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Duchenne, Becker muscular dystrophy 'affects 1 in 5,000 boys in the US' Medical News Today

The study, led by researchers from the University of Iowa, also found that Hispanic boys are most likely to be affected by the conditions.

Muscular dystrophy describes a group of inherited disorders that cause severe muscle weakness, particularly in the lower body, that gets worse over time.

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