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Muscular dystrophy

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Musculoskeletal system

Pediatric musculoskeletal conditions
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Muscular dystrophy

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 A 17-year-old teenage boy comes to the office because of generalized leg weakness. His medical history is relevant to a recently diagnosed idiopathic heart failure. Upon medical interrogation, the patient claims that lately, he stumbles easily when he walks. Physical exam shows a "duck-like" walk and bilaterally enlarged calf muscles. His temperature is 36.4°C (97.5°F), pulse is 90/min, respirations are 17/min, blood pressure is 120/80 mmHg. Laboratory findings show increased serum creatine kinase. Which of the following mutations is the most likely cause of this patient's current condition? 

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