Prevalence of muscular dystrophies: a systematic literature review.

  title={Prevalence of muscular dystrophies: a systematic literature review.},
  author={Alice Theadom and Miriam J. Rodrigues and Richard Roxburgh and Shiavnthi Balalla and Chris Higgins and Rohit Bhattacharjee and Kelly Jones and Rita Krishnamurthi and Valery Feigin},
  volume={43 3-4},
BACKGROUND Determining the prevalence of neuromuscular disorders for the general population is important to identify the scope of burden on society and enable comparisons with other health conditions. This systematic review aims to identify and collate the findings of studies published between 1960 and 2013 on the prevalence of all types of muscular dystrophies. SUMMARY Relevant articles were identified through electronic database searches and manual searches of reference lists. There were 38… CONTINUE READING
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