A systematic review and meta-analysis on the epidemiology of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy

@article{Mah2014ASR,
  title={A systematic review and meta-analysis on the epidemiology of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy},
  author={J. Mah and L. Korngut and J. Dykeman and L. Day and N. Jette},
  journal={Neuromuscular Disorders},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={482-491}
}
  • J. Mah, L. Korngut, +2 authors N. Jette
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • The muscular dystrophies are a broad group of hereditary muscle diseases with variable severity. Population-based prevalence estimates have been reported but pooled estimates are not available. We performed a systematic review of worldwide population-based studies reporting muscular dystrophies prevalence and/or incidence using MEDLINE and EMBASE databases. The search strategy included key terms related to muscular dystrophies, incidence, prevalence and epidemiology. Two reviewers independently… CONTINUE READING
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