What are the orthopedic problems in children with muscular dystrophy?

Updated: Aug 17, 2020
  • Author: Twee T Do, MD; Chief Editor: Jeffrey D Thomson, MD  more...
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The orthopedic problems in children with MD are as follows:

  • Progressive weakness with loss of ambulatory status
  • Soft-tissue contractures
  • Spinal deformities

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