myotonic dystrophy definition

  • noun:
    • a severe type of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the facial skin and hands and feet and neck; tough address and trouble using the hands that spreads into arms and arms and legs and hips; the onset are any time from beginning to middle-age together with progression is slow; inheritance is autosomal prominent

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