Muscular weakness in DMD

Delayed walking,  difficulty getting up from seated position, standing,  a waddling gait,  difficulty with running and climbing stairs, and hopping; a waddling gait,  toe-walking, poor balance and co-ordination are symptoms of DMD.

Typical is the Gowers sign.

Last modified
7 March 2020
HP:0003391 Gowers sign
Rare Condition

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is an inherited, X-linked disease that affects about 1 in 3500 - 6000 males. DMD occurs as a result of a change...