The reading frame rule holds true 90% of the time. There remains those 10% that does not fit dmd/bmd phenotype. There is a 3rd form that may be considered as an intermediate between Duchenne and Becker MD(mild DMD or severe BMD.See More
"Hi Shannon! So glad to connect with you! Would love to hear how your brother is doing!
We are moving Jordan to Dallas tomorrow for his first job out of college. He received a degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M 2 months ago and already has…"
Brother was originally diagnosed with DMD at birth and has mutation 3-7. Was rediagnosed with BMD based on another muscle biopsy at age 14 from Cincinnati Children’s. Now is 22 and still able to walk as long as not long distance or involves climbing stairs.
Age(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
19 or older
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