Duchenne muscular dystrophy: symptoms, causes and treatment

The Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a neuromuscular disease characterized by the presence of significant muscle weakness, which develops generalized and progressive (World Health Organization, 2012). It is the most common type of muscular dystrophy in humans (Lopez Hernandez, 2009) and affects 1 in 3,500 children worldwide (Duchenne Parent Project, 2012). The vast majority of … Read more