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ea0095oc6.1 | Oral Communications 6 | BSPED2023

An audit on improving the endocrine management of patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

McKenna Martha , Stevenson Kim , Campbell Emma , Douglas Isobel , Thompson Karen , Abid Noina , Tirupathi Sandya

Introduction: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked recessive neuromuscular disorder causing progressive muscular degeneration and weakness. The survival of patients with DMD has improved with multi-disciplinary team input. Sub-specialties have moved towards anticipatory diagnostic and therapeutic strategies which focus on prevention and treatment of modifiable disease complications. Endocrine complications of DMD include impaired growth, delayed pu...