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The clinical, genetic and dystrophin characteristics of Becker muscular dystrophy.
In some cases, Becker muscular dystrophy can lead to life-threatening health problems, as heart and breathing muscles weaken.
Cardiac abnormalities in a follow-up study on carriers of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.
Heterozygous myogenic factor 6 mutation associated with myopathy and severe course of Becker muscular dystrophy.
Becker muscular dystrophy in Indian patients: analysis of dystrophin gene deletion patterns.
Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy : a molecular and immunohistochemical approach.
The new short-term clinical trial will move the testing from animals to human patients with Becker muscular dystrophy and examine the effects of acute tadalafil dosing on muscle blood flow during a bout of exercise.
Screening Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy patients for deletion in 30 exons of dystrophin gene by three multiplex PCRs.
So far, the disorders include female fragile X syndrome (carrier), Fanconi anemia A, 1 bp deletion (carrier), neurofibromatosis type 1 (five cell lines), myotonic dystrophy (two cell lines), Marfan syndrome, [beta]-globin mutation IVS 1-1 (carrier), [beta]-thalassemia, and Becker muscular dystrophy.
Other, less severe forms of muscular dystrophy include Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy (EDMD), facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FMD), limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) and myotonic dystrophy (MMD).
The signs, symptoms and course of Becker muscular dystrophy are very similar to those of Duchenne but generally appear later and progress more slowly.