A 44-year-old member asked:
How can I explain a child's muscular dystrophy to people?
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Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Simple is best: Sometimes the simplest answer is the best, particularly when dealing with the curious or worried. The child's genes that are responsible for building and maintaining muscle don't work right. So the existing muscle remains weak & new muscle is not formed correctly.It is not contagious to others.
Answered on Aug 19, 2017
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