What are the mortality and morbidity associated with Kennedy disease (KD)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2019
  • Author: Paul E Barkhaus, MD, FAAN, FAANEM; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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  • The disease typically lasts at least 2-3 decades.

  • Life expectancy does not appear to be compromised.

  • On occasion, patients have aspiration pneumonia.


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