Osteoporosis is a serious effect of neuromuscular disease, but one that can be managed

posted on December 1, 2001 - 5:12am
A 27-year-old woman with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy breaks a hip after tripping over a pair of shoes and falling onto a carpeted floor... A 6-year-old boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy is found to have low bone density while undergoing routine testing to enter a clinical trial... A middle-aged woman who's been taking medication for an inflammatory myopathy for many years steps off a...

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