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Prednisone treatment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Long-term benefit

Archives of Neurology

Aug 1, 1987

Shari DeSilvaRalph W Kuncl

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We report the long-term results of a therapeutic trial of prednisone in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, comparing the age at which 16 treated patients and 38 controls lost the ability to ambulate. Survival curve analysis and group mean comparisons indicate that ambulation ...read more

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Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Locomotion
Muscular Dystrophy
Prednisone
Wheelchair
Therapeutic Agent
Ambulation
Teens
Rectodelt
Therapeutic agent (substance)
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  • Prednisone treatment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Long-term benefit

    Archives of Neurology

    Aug 1, 1987

    Shari DeSilvaRalph W Kuncl

    PMID: 3632394

    DOI: 10.1001/archneur.1987.00520200022012

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    We report the long-term results of a therapeutic trial of prednisone in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, comparing the age at which 16 treated patients and 38 controls lost the ability to ambulate. Survival curve analysis and group mean comparisons indicate that ambulation ...read more

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    Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
    Locomotion
    Muscular Dystrophy
    Prednisone
    Wheelchair
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