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Muscular dystrophy

  1. 1. Muscular Dystrophy Dillon Quinn Mr. Holley Human Interaction Spring 2011 http:// www.google.com/imgres?imgurl =http://printwords.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ma2.jpeg&imgrefurl= http://printwords.co.uk/ray-hope-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-treatment/&usg =__sbHTOB6xSimlMOQlCVBrbphJ6Dc=&h=304&w=300&sz=55&hl= en&start =195&zoom=1&tbnid= BRFxWvKmVpbReM:&tbnh =149&tbnw=135&ei=PSGeTYDcOpCavgOoq9W4BA&prev=/search%3Fq%3DMuscular%2BDystrophy%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DG%26biw%3D1276%26bih%3D823%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch0%2C5926&itbs=1&iact= hc&vpx =670&vpy=228&dur=1500&hovh=226&hovw=223&tx=122&ty=162&oei=FCGeTfX2EYq_0QGS0pDLBA&page=9&ndsp=28&ved=1t:429,r:25,s:195&biw=1276&bih=823
  2. 2. What is it? <ul><li>refers to a group of hereditary muscle diseases that weakens the muscles that move the human body. Muscular dystrophies are characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins , and the death of muscle cells and tissue . </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscular_dystrophy </li></ul>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.ianabolicsteroids.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-patients-are-benefited-from-use-of-steroids.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.ianabolicsteroids.com/blog/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-patients-are-benefited-from-use-of-steroids/&usg=__kyTSzxXcr_LNWdxcwOPNPdepy4s=& h=188&w=200&sz=42&hl=en&start=149&zoom=1&tbnid=QCmmd1apAtezIM:&tbnh=150&tbnw=160&ei=LyWeTbmjJYfuvQO6kJXIBA&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dmuscular%2Bdystrophy%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D1280%26bih%3D861%26gbv%3D2%26tbm%3Disch0%2C4560&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=494&oei=GiWeTfyGI4m-0QH6lszQBA&page=7&ndsp=24&ved=1t:429,r:19,s:149&tx=126&ty=81&biw=1280&bih=861
  3. 3. Assistance and Care <ul><li>There is no cure for this disorder. </li></ul><ul><li>Treatments: None; supportive care (physical therapy, braces , orthopedic surgery, drug therapy) </li></ul>http://health.salempress.com/doi/full/10.3331/MMG06_17311351625?prevSearch=Muscular%2BDystrophy&searchHistoryKey=&queryHash=98fb11e7de5eb5b51c73e5e81f390c5f http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/images/skeleton.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/orthopaedic-problems.php&usg=__
  4. 4. Characteristics <ul><li>It occurs mostly in boys between the ages of one and four. </li></ul><ul><li>Main sign is muscle weakness. </li></ul>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/images/skeleton.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/orthopaedic-problems.php&usg=__LakVI--bzdKZ4kSNDioKsCDRE9w=&
  5. 5. Life Long effects <ul><li>Lost of muscle control </li></ul><ul><li>Lost of mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Lost of Respiratory System </li></ul><ul><li>Most die before age 30 </li></ul><ul><li>http://health.salempress.com/doi/full/10.3331/MMG06_17311351625?prevSearch=Muscular%2BDystrophy&searchHistoryKey=&queryHash=98fb11e7de5eb5b51c73e5e81f390c5f </li></ul>
  6. 6. Works Cited <ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.ianabolicsteroids.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-patients-are-benefited-from-use-of-steroids.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.ianabolicsteroids.com/blog/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-patients-are-benefited-from-use-of-steroids/&usg=__kyTSzxXcr_LNWdxcwOPNPdepy4s=& </li></ul><ul><li>http://health.salempress.com/doi/full/10.3331/MMG06_17311351625?prevSearch=Muscular%2BDystrophy&searchHistoryKey=&queryHash=98fb11e7de5eb5b51c73e5e81f390c5f </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscular_dystrophy </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/images/skeleton.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/orthopaedic-problems.php&usg=__ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/images/skeleton.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.livingwithcerebralpalsy.com/orthopaedic-problems.php&usg=__LakVI--bzdKZ4kSNDioKsCDRE9w=& </li></ul><ul><li>http://health.salempress.com/doi/full/10.3331/MMG06_17311351625?prevSearch=Muscular%2BDystrophy&searchHistoryKey=&queryHash=98fb11e7de5eb5b51c73e5e81f390c5f </li></ul>
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