Becker muscular dystrophy definition

  • noun:
    • a form of muscular dystrophy that sets in in puberty or adulthood and advances gradually but will impact all voluntary muscles; described as generalized weakness and muscle mass wasting that affects limb and trunk muscles first; much like Duchenne's muscular dystrophy but less severe; inheritance is X-linked recessive (held by females but influencing just guys)

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