Newborn Screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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The X-linked neuromuscular disorder Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), which historically has been diagnosed in boys between the ages of 3 and 6 years, has become an important candidate for newborn screening. “Early diagnosis of DMD is critical,” said Stephen Chrzanowski, MD, PhD, of Boston Children’s Hospital. “As a rare disease, families unfortunately often face a […]

Author : News Health

Publish date : 2024-06-03 18:58:12

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