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Imaging respiratory muscle quality and function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Barnard AM, Lott DJ, Batra A, et al. Imaging respiratory muscle quality and function in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Journal of neurology 2019;266:2752-2763   Abstract OBJECTIVE: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is characterized by damage to muscles including the muscles involved in respiration. Dystrophic muscles become weak and infiltrated with fatty tissue, resulting in progressive respiratory impairment. […]