Becker disease: Introduction
Becker disease: A rare inherited neuromuscular disorder characterized by muscle stiffness when movement is initiated and difficulty relaxing muscles after movement had occurred. Becker disease is a recessively inherited form of myotonia congenita and usually occurs later in childhood than the dominantly inherited form and muscle stiffness is usually more severe.
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Symptoms of Becker disease
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Causes of Becker disease
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Definitions of Becker disease:
Becker disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Becker disease, or a subtype of Becker disease,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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