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Becker’s Dystrophy


  • The muscular dystrophies (MDs) are a group of inherited disorders characterised by progressive muscle wasting and weakness.
  • Becker's muscular dystrophy (BMD) is similar to the more common muscular dystrophy, known as Duchenne's muscular dystrophy (DMD), but the clinical course is milder.
  • Becker's dystrophy affects 1 in 17,000 live births.

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Becker’s Dystrophy

A young man talking about his experience of Becker's Dystrophy. This video is in response to 2006 Muscular Dystrophy Documentary.

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