Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
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A severe type of Muscular Dystrophy which usually starts in boys around the age of four and deteriorates quickly.

Muscle loss normally begins in the upper legs and pelvis area before spreading to the upper arms.

There are about 2,500 people living in the UK with the condition.

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