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A 38-year-old member asked:

For what reason might duchenne muscular dystrophy appear in some body regions but not others?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Certain muscles are: More prone to md starting in those areas, but as it is progressive, will most likely eventually start causing problems in more and more muscle groups. The progression can be different for all and use, muscle health and types of md can affect which groups show up first and how progressive it is.

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