Duchenne muscular dystrophy

created [InstanceEdit:9717026] Stephan, Ralf, 2021-03-03
databaseName DOID
dbId 9717022
definition A muscular dystrophy that has_material_basis_in X-linked mutations in the DMD gene found on the X chromosome. It is characterized by rapidly progressing muscle weakness and muscle atrophy initially involving the lower extremities and eventually affecting the whole body. It affects males whereas females can be carriers. The symptoms start before the age of six and may appear at infancy.
displayName Duchenne muscular dystrophy
identifier 11723
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
referenceDatabase [ReferenceDatabase:1247631] DOID
schemaClass Disease
  • Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne
url https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ols/ontologies/doid/terms?obo_id=DOID:11723
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