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Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

Introduction: Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

Description of Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy: a severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck; difficult speech and difficulty with the hands that spreads to the arms and shoulders and legs and hips; the onset can be any time from birth to middle age and the progression is slow; inheritance is autosomal dominant.
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Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy: Related Topics

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Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy as a Disease

Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy: Type of or association with medical condition Muscular Dystrophy.
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Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy: Related Diseases

Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy: Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy as a subtype of Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy (medical condition): Any of various muscle wasting diseases

Muscular Dystrophy: Muscular dystrophy (MD) refers to a group of genetic diseases characterized by progressive weakness and degeneration of the... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Muscular Dystrophy (MD) Information Page: NINDS)

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Terms Similar to Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy:

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Broader terms for Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

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Hierarchical classifications of Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy

The following list attempts to classify Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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  • dystrophy,muscular dystrophy
  • congenital disease,genetic abnormality,genetic defect,genetic disease,genetic disorder,hereditary condition,hereditary disease,inherited disease,inherited disorder
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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