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Two Cases of Duchenne Type of Muscular Dystrophy in Sisters

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1974;17(9):607-612.
Published online September 30, 1974.
Two Cases of Duchenne Type of Muscular Dystrophy in Sisters
Soo Ha Park1, Eui Hyun Jo1, Sang Man Shin1, Sang Jhoo Lee1, Moon Ho Yang2
1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University Seoul,Korea
2Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University Seoul,Korea
姉妹에 發生한 Duchenne Type 의 Muscular Dystrophy
朴秀夏1, 害義註1, 申相滿1, 李尙社1, 梁文活2
1慶熙大學校 醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
2慶熙大學校 醫科大學 病理學敎室
Abstract
Authors has experienced two cases of Duchenne type of muscular dystrophy in 8 years old female child and in her 2 years old sister. Initial symptoms were frequent fall and waddling gait in these two cases which has began to develop at the age of 4 years in elder sister and at the age of 2 years in younger sister. Diagnosis has confirmed by clinical symptoms, urine findings, muscle biopsy and with electro myography. Weakness and atrophy of the skeletal muscles have been progressed insidiously as the days go on for the past 5 years in elder sister but she can walk alone until this year.


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