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The history of a genetic disease : Duchenne muscular dystrophy or Meryon's disease / Alan E.H. Emery & Marcia L.H. Emery.
- Emery, Alan E. H.
- , ©1995
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London ; New York, NY : Royal Society of Medicine Press, , ©1995.
xvi, 248 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Dillons 22500981140
Introduction -- Early history of muscular dystrophy -- Edward Meryon's contribution to muscular dystrophy -- The life of Edward Meryon (1807-1880) -- Duchenne de Boulogne (1806-1875) -- Refining the clinical picture -- Resolution of heterogeneity -- Nosology of the dystrophies -- Recognition of other types of muscular dystrophy -- Biochemical diagnosis & carrier detection -- Pathogenesis of Duchenne dystrophy -- The search for the gene -- Prevention, treatment & the future.
Includes bibliographic references (p. 207-237)
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