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ba0007p161 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Endocrinological complications in Czech paediatric patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Sediva Marie , Soucek Ondrej , Haberlova Jana

Objectives: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare hereditary X-linked muscular dystrophy affecting approximately 1:5.000 live borne males. The mobility and respiratory complications have been improved by implementing the glucocorticoid treatment in DMD, however, secondary osteoporosis, short stature and delayed puberty emerged as unwanted side-effects of the treatment. We aimed to evaluate the endocrinological complications in boys with DMD followed at our neuromuscular ...