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Gower's sign - a symptom of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

This picture is of a boy afflicted with DMD - he struggles to stand due to his weak skeletal muscles. The second boy is using his arms to push himself up along his legs in an attempt to stand.


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Assessment

+ Good student drawing showing symptoms. - There is no citation for your source used to draw this image and the associated information. - You have not explained who Gower is/was and why the sign is named after him.


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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, June 17) Embryology Gower's sign - a symptom of DMD.JPG. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Gower%27s_sign_-_a_symptom_of_DMD.JPG

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current14:53, 7 October 2011Thumbnail for version as of 14:53, 7 October 20111,144 × 491 (36 KB)Z3332824 (talk | contribs)Gower's sign - a symptom of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). This picture is of a boy afflicted with DMD - he struggles to stand due to his weak skeletal muscles. The second boy is using his arms to push himself up along his legs in an attempt to stand
19:54, 6 October 2011Thumbnail for version as of 19:54, 6 October 20111,218 × 570 (32 KB)Z3332824 (talk | contribs)Gower's sign - a symptom of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). This picture is of a boy afflicted with DMD - he struggles to stand due to his weak skeletal muscles. The second boy is using his arms to push himself up along his legs in an attempt to stand

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