7 Ways Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy Affects Patients



Respiratory Function

After the age of 10, boys with Duchenne MD are likely to start suffering from weakness of the diaphragm and other muscles needed to help with breathing. Many will require assistance to breathe. They will also be more susceptible to lung infections such as pneumonia.

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