A trial of selenium and vitamin E in boys with muscular dystrophy.

Abstract

The administration of selenium and vitamin E was tried in a group of 20 boys with muscular dystrophy. Muscular strength was measured at intervals of 6 months. The boys were treated for 1 year (selenium 6 micrograms/kg for 6 months and 20 micrograms/kg for 6 months), followed by 1 year of no treatment. The whole series was completed in 16 boys, nine of whom… (More)

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