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Symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy

Symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Myotonic Dystrophy includes the 20 symptoms listed below:

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Article Excerpts About Symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy:

Myotonic dystrophy is an inherited disorder in which the muscles contract but have decreasing power to relax. With this condition, the muscles also become weak and waste away. Myotonic dystrophy can cause mental deficiency, hair loss and cataracts. Onset of this rare disorder commonly occurs during young adulthood. However, it can occur at any age and is extremely variable in degree of severity. (Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Myotonic Dystrophy as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions

When considering symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy, it is also important to consider Myotonic Dystrophy as a possible cause of other medical conditions. The Disease Database lists the following medical conditions that Myotonic Dystrophy may cause:

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Myotonic Dystrophy: Onset and Incubation

Onset of Myotonic Dystrophy: usually 2nd or 3rd decade

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy. This signs and symptoms information for Myotonic Dystrophy has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Myotonic Dystrophy signs or Myotonic Dystrophy symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Myotonic Dystrophy may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Myotonic Dystrophy symptoms.


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