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Newborn screening for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Bradley D, Parsons E. Newborn screening for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Seminars in Neonatology 1998;3:27-34   Abstract Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a lethal X-linked disease affecting males who then rarely survive beyond 20 years. The primary aim of world-wide newborn screening programmes for this disease is not to directly benefit the affected boy, but to enable […]