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  • Duchenne disease etc. — Du·chenne disease, etc. (du shenґ) [Guillaume Benjamin Amand Duchenne, French neurologist, 1806–1875] see under disease, paralysis, and sign, see pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy, under dystrophy, and see progressive bulbar palsy, under… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy — Classification and external resources Histopathology of gastrocnemius muscle from patient who died of pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy, Duchenne type. Cross section of muscle shows extensive replacement of muscle fibers by adipose cells …   Wikipedia

  • Duchenne de Boulogne — Demonstration of the mechanics of facial expression. Duchenne and an assistant faradize the mimetic muscles of The Old Man …   Wikipedia

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  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy — The best known form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused by a genetic error in a gene on the X chromosome that prevents the production of dystrophin, a normal protein in muscle. DMD affects boys and, very rarely,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Duchenne — Guillaume B.A., French neurologist, 1806–1875. See D. disease, D. sign, D. Aran disease, Aran D. disease, D. Erb paralysis, D. dystrophy. * * * Du·chenne dü shen, də also Du·chenne s shenz adj relating to or being Duchenne muscular dystrophy… …   Medical dictionary

  • Duchenne-Griesinger disease — Du·chenne Grie·sing·er disease (du shenґ greґsing er) [G.B.A. Duchenne; Wilhelm Griesinger, German neurologist, 1817–1868] Duchenne muscular dystrophy …   Medical dictionary

  • Duchenne-Aran muscular atrophy (disease) — Du·chenne Aran muscular atrophy (disease) (du shenґ ah rahґ) [G.B.A. Duchenne; Franзois Amilcar Aran, French physician, 1817–1861] spinal muscular atrophy; see under atrophy …   Medical dictionary

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