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Becker muscular dystrophy

  • Alternative Names

    Benign pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy; Becker's dystrophy


    Prevention

    Genetic counseling may be advised if there is a family history of Becker muscular dystrophy.


    References

    Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF. Muscular dystrophies. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 608.