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Korean J Pediatr 2008 December;51(12) :1295-1299.
doi:https://doi.org/10.3345/kjp.2008.51.12.1295
Neuromuscular disorders in children : Diagnosis and treatment
Jong Hee Chae (Chae JH)
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding Author: Jong Hee Chae ,Email: chaeped1@snu.ac.kr
Copyright © 2008 by The Korean Pediatric Society
ABSTRACT
Inherited muscle diseases are heterogeneous with varying genetic etiologies and present with common symptoms and signs, including weakness, motor developmental delay, and hypotonia. To diagnose these various diseases, a meticulous family and clinical history, physical and neurological examinations, laboratory findings with electromyography, muscle biopsy, and genetic testing are needed. Here, I review several inherited muscle diseases, with a focus on muscular dystrophy in children and its genetics and general management.
Keywords: Muscular dystrophy | Diagnosis | Treatment | Children
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