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Summary Literature (1)
DOID:11723 - Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Disease Ontology Definition:A muscular dystrophy that has_material_basis_in X-linked mutations in the DMD gene found on the X chromosome. It is characterized by rapidly progressing muscle weakness and muscle atrophy initially involving the lower extremities and eventually affecting the whole body. It affects males whereas females can be carriers. The symptoms start before the age of six and may appear at infancy.

Synonyms: Muscular dystrophy, Duchenne,

Xenbase Genes : dmd.2, myf6, dmd, dmd

Mondo Disease Ontology (on Monarch Initiative):
MONDO:0010679 - Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Other Model Organisms: AGR, MGI, ZFIN, FlyBase, WormBase, RGD

Ontology Viewers: Disease Ontology, EMBL-EBI, OLSVis tree view, Ontobee
Parent(s): muscular dystrophy (is_a)