Aran-Duchenne muscular atrophy


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Aran-Duchenne muscular atrophy

[aran′do̅o̅shen′]
Etymology: François A. Aran, French physician, 1817-1861; Guillaume B.A. Duchenne, French neurologist, 1806-1875
a form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis affecting the hands, arms, shoulders, and legs at the onset before becoming more generalized.