myotonia atrophica definition

  • noun:
    • a severe kind of muscular dystrophy marked by general weakness and muscular wasting that impacts the facial skin and feet and hands and neck; difficult speech and trouble with all the hands that spreads into the arms and shoulders and feet and sides; the beginning may be any moment from birth to middle age in addition to progression is slow; inheritance is autosomal prominent

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