Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Steinert's Disease Incidence

Facts about muscular dystrophy:

  • About 1 out of 3,000 males develop muscular dystrophy.
  • About 1 out of 15,000 females develop muscular dystrophy.

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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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