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Becker muscular dystrophy: an unusual presentation.
  1. P B Thakker,
  2. A Sharma
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, West Midlands.

    Abstract

    A 15 year old boy who presented with passing painless dark urine was found to have myoglobinuria. His creatine phosphokinase was raised, and a muscle biopsy specimen showed non-specific dystrophic changes. Subsequent DNA analysis led to the diagnosis of Becker muscular dystrophy. Myoglobinuria may be a presenting symptom of Becker muscular dystrophy.

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