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Would a child show signs of muscular dystrophy by 4? my son has low muscle tone and can tire quicker than brothers but he can jump, ride bike, etc

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Many types: There are many different types of muscular dystrophy, some of which do not show symptoms until even adulthood. If you have concerns about your child's muscle functions, best to go to a large pediatric academic center that has a muscular dystrophy clinic. There you will find the various experts who can determine if there even is a problem, and it so, what it is. Best to use experts here!

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Last updated Mar 28, 2015

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