Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Cognitive Function in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Phenotype-Genotype Correlation
The Journal of Pediatrics,
Pane M et al. – These results suggest that attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a frequent feature in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The risk of ADHD appears to be higher in patients carrying mutations predicted to affect dystrophin isoforms expressed in the brain and are known to be associated with higher risk of cognitive impairment.