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The Impact of Deflazacort on Puberty in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Dooley JM, Bobbitt SA, Cummings EA. The impact of deflazacort on puberty in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Pediatric neurology 2013;49:292-3   Abstract BACKGROUND: The routine use of glucocorticoids has increased the longevity of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Long-term steroid therapy may have adverse effects on endocrine function and could influence the onset of puberty. METHODS: […]