Medical Educational Resource
Early Diagnosis and Intervention in DMD - Patient #3
Supported in part by an independent educational grant from PTC Therapeutics
This case study will explore early diagnosis and intervention in DMD in patient #3 (9-year-old male). The focus of this case study is DMD delayed diagnosis, declined steroid treatment.
- Educate providers (pediatricians, family physicians, general neurologists) about the importance of early intervention in patients with DMD
- The case study will examine two scenarios showing the impact of early treatment on clinical outcomes
- A patient who received standard of care soon after symptom onset
- A patient who faced diagnostic and/or treatment delays