KINE 1020 Lecture Notes - Shoulder Girdle, Scapula, Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor

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Duchenne (2-6 years old):
live less than 20yo.
-Ride wheel chairs
Becker : symptoms appear
till 25yo. Patient lives all his
life but with heart problems.
-affects pelvic and pectoral
girdle, and arms and legs.
Males
only
Emery: from
childhood-teen years.
-extreme heart
problems, usually fatal
-affects pectoral
region, upper arms,
and lower legs.
-key words: lower legs,
males.
Males
only
Males-
females
Limb: from teenage to
adulthood.
-live to past mid
adulthood (40’s) and are
unable to walk.
-effects starts at pelvic
and pectoral girdle, and
later go to arms and legs.
-they have a lot of the
enzyme that breaks down
proteins.
-key words: age, sex,
affected muscles, heart.
-Patients have weak
muscles but live a
normal life.
-affects face, scapula,
and shoulder.
-key words: face
Males-
females
Males-
females
Check:
Muscles --} heart--}age --} sex
There are 9
muscular dystrophies
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Duchenne (2-6 years old): live less than 20yo. Patient lives all his life but with heart problems. Affects pelvic and pectoral girdle, and arms and legs. Affects eye, and throat muscles, thus swallowing problems. This dystrophy risks the patient to pneumonia and choking. key words: eye. Affects pectoral region, upper arms, and lower legs. Live to past mid adulthood (40"s) and are unable to walk. Effects starts at pelvic and pectoral girdle, and later go to arms and legs. They have a lot of the enzyme that breaks down proteins. Patients have weak muscles but live a normal life. Myotonic muscular dystrophy: - occurs in adults, both males and females. Muscles remain in spasms (involuntary contractions) or become stiffened. Myasthenia gravis: - involves a failure in the transmission of nerve impulses due to an autoimmune disorder and is characterized by persistent muscular weaknesses.

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