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Preimplantation genetic diagnosis associated to Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Bianca Bianco, Denise Maria Christofolini, Gabriel Seixas Conceição, Caio Parente Barbosa

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082017RC3994

ABSTRACT Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common muscle disease found in male children. Currently, there is no effective therapy available for Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients. Therefore, it is essential to make a prenatal diagnosis and provide genetic counseling to reduce the birth of such boys. We report a case of preimplantation genetic diagnosis associated with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The couple E.P.R., 38-year-old, symptomatic patient heterozygous for a 2 to 47 exon deletion mutation in DMD gene and G.T.S., 39-year-old, […]