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Duchenne muscular dystrophy involves the myocardium and causes arrhythmia: Case report
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine
BackgroundPatients with muscular dystrophy have mutations in the gene that can lead to severe muscle wasting, respiratory issues or heart failure between ages 30 and 40. Currently, there is no effective treatment for DMD-induced heart failure.Case presentationWe report a patient with recurrent unexplained fever and muscle soreness was definitely diagnosed with DMD. An analysis of the patient's genetics revealed a nonsense mutation (C.1207G > T). His DMD was treated with hormones. Also, thedoi:10.3389/fcvm.2022.974843 pmid:36440017 pmcid:PMC9681897 fatcat:bu77rk7h6zhl7hbvzxovzzek3e