Recent advances in the management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Abstract

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the commonest inherited neuromuscular disorder of childhood and mainly affects males. Over the course of the last century, the average life expectancy of these patients has doubled and now stands at ∼25 years. This progress has been made possible through advances in the diagnosis, treatment and long-term care of patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2014-307962

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