Early Observations on Muscular Dystrophy: Gowers' Textbook Revisited

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Early clinical observations on Duchenne muscular dystrophy can be traced through the works of Meryon, Little, Duchenne, Gowers, and Erb. Gowers sites Sir Charles Bell with its earliest clinical description. Gowers' phenomenal textbook provides vivid descriptions of Duchenne dystrophy, clinical features which are herein revisited.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-92
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in neurology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999


  • Early clinical descriptions of duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Gowers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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