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LC 2.5 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (II)


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4 years
The mean age that patients present with DMD
Creatine kinase
Patients with DMD have a massive elevation of [______]
9 years
The mean age that DMD patients are in a wheelchair
19 years
The mean age of DMD patients at death
Cardiac and respiratory
Involvement of the [_____] and [______] systems are the main causes of DMD death
11 years
The mean age that patients present with BMD
Creatine kinase
Patients with BMD have a massive elevation of [______]
Muscle pains and cramps
BMD presentation may be with [______] and [_____]
40 years
The mean age that BMD patients are in a wheelchair
May not
The lifespan of BMD patients [may not/will] be shortened
Cardiac
Involvement of the [_____] system is common with BMD
Daughters, sons and grandsons
Inheritance of BMD: [______] are always carriers, [_____] are not at risk and [_______] have a 50:50 risk
Limb girdle weakness and elevated CK
Whenever a patient presents with [______] and [_______], always test for DMD/BMD!