Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy by Mind Map: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

1. Declined Muscle function

2. Children

2.1. Pubertal Delay

2.1.1. Includes

2.1.1.1. high-pitched voice

2.1.1.2. Low Hair Growth

2.2. Males

2.2.1. 1 in 5000 male births

3. Side Effects

3.1. Includes

3.1.1. Short Stature

3.1.2. Lack Of Independence

3.1.3. Premature Death

4. Growth Hormones

4.1. Intramuscular Testosterone Therapy

5. Quality Of Life

5.1. Includes

5.1.1. Low self-esteem

5.1.2. Psychological Challenges

6. Glucocorticoids

6.1. Comorbidities

6.2. causes

6.2.1. delays in puberty

6.3. to

6.3.1. prolong life-expectancy