Functional changes in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a 12-month longitudinal cohort study

Marika Pane, Eugenio Maria Mercuri, Gessica Vasco, Adele D'Amico, Fabio Cavallaro, Flaviana Bianco, Maria Benedetta Donati, Danilo Martinelli, E Mazzone, Mp Sormani, Y Torrente, A Berardinelli, S Messina, L Doglio, L Politano, S Frosini, L Bello, S Bonfiglio, E Zucchini, R De SanctisM Scutifero, F Rossi, Mc Motta, Angela Sacco, T Mongini, A Pini, R Battini, E Pegoraro, S Gasperini, S Previtali, S Napolitano, Cristina Bruno, G Vita, G Comi, E Bertini

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Abstract

The aim of the study was to assess different outcome measures in a cohort of ambulant boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) over 12 months in order to establish the spectrum of possible changes in relation to age and steroid treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)250-256
Number of pages7
JournalNeurology
Volume77
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
  • Prednisolone
  • Pregnenediones
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Statistics as Topic
  • Walking

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