Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Affected Locations, Signs & Treatments


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A sign of Duchenne muscular dystrophy may be:

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1. Treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy includes:

2. Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a rare condition that affects only males and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of its characteristics and treatment. Some things you'll be assessed on include symptoms and cause of the condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • How Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) occurs
  • The typical lifespan of a person with DMD
  • Signs and symptoms of DMD
  • How DMD is treated

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the cause of DMD and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding treatment and prognosis of DMD

Additional Learning

To learn more about the characteristics and treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), review the accompanying lesson called Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy' Affected Locations, Signs & Treatments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • State the incidence of DMD
  • Explain how and in whom DMD can occur
  • Define dystrophin
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of DMD
  • Define EMG
  • Explain the treatment and prognosis of DMD