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Physical Issues

There are many ways that Duchenne affects a boy’s body. Each patient is different, and symptoms will vary from case to case. PPMD recommends carefully monitoring your child’s physical health. Be sure to discuss any concerns with your doctor or specialist.

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Dental Issues
Cardiac (Heart) Concerns & Care
Respiratory (Breathing) Challenges
Osteoporosis and Bone Health
Physical Therapy
Braces and Wheelchairs
Steroids and Supplements
Surgery and Anesthesia

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