Usefulness of continuous actigraph monitoring in the assessment of the effect of corticosteroid treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a case report

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[Purpose] This study evaluated the effect of corticosteroid treatment on the daily activity of a patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy using an actigraph and examined whether this method produces the same results as the conventional motor-function evaluation methods. [Subject and Methods] A patient with 5 year-old Duchenne muscular dystrophy was… (More)

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