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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - Steroids and Bone Health

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28 March 2019

A recently published study has found that boys treated with daily Deflazacort (a corticosteroid) have more fractures than boys treated with other steroid regimes. The study also confirmed previous results that boys treated with daily Deflazacort had the greatest degree of growth stunting and that weight gain was greatest in those treated with daily Prednisolone.

To read more: https://www.actionduchenne.org/News/study-investigates-bone-health-in-duchenne?fbclid=IwAR3cpF_vKhXlqYYXf0cYwTZTFr3nc0etQE0YOFteblSo_Yo8F92oSChk7nA