Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Case Study

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Dear, Jason
How are you? I am health care provider, I was very sorry to hear about your son is sick, and you don’t know what wrong with him. Your son is three years older, he is very difficult walking, and cannot run and jump, climbing stairs are very difficult. Based on you give me information; I think your son get DMD, which is Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It is a rare disease. We are live in China, China has one child policy, if you are one more child, and you need to pay higher cost fine to the government. Right now, the government wants to two children policy liberalization, it will increase maternal age, and increase rare children and birth defects in children with birth risk. For rare patients, some people think that they are a social burden; some people say
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Another way which is genetic testing of blood samples, the Gene detection is changing. Both ways can detect 95% change caused by the disease. Also, it needs to research clinical findings, family history. All the sick boy 's blood has an exceptionally high content of this kind of called creative kinase (Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, 2013). All muscular dystrophies are caused by genes parents pass the child 's legacy Transmission unit defects. Because the muscle cell division and gradually lost, resulting in progressive muscle weakness. Duchenne muscular dystrophy type only affects boys. According to the article, Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by an X-linked gene, That is, this gene is on the X-chromosome; Children have two such genes, while the boys are only one
That is to say, only the boy will be affected by this disease, but their mothers may be carriers. In fact, at present Nearly half of all sick boys are shown to have this, Defective genes are due to genetic alterations or occur in boys themselves Mutations caused by other family members did not carry

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