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Myotonia: Introduction

Myotonia: the slow relaxation of the muscles after voluntary contraction or electrical stimulation. See detailed information below for a list of 35 causes of Myotonia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Myotonia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Myotonia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Myotonia

Causes of Types of Myotonia:

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Myotonia: Symptom Checker

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Myotonia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Myotonia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Myotonia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Myotonia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Myotonia:

Prolonged failure of muscle relaxation after contraction. This may occur after voluntary contractions, muscle percussion, or electrical stimulation of the muscle. Myotonia is a characteristic feature of MYOTONIC DISORDERS.
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Detailed list of causes of Myotonia

The list below shows some of the causes of Myotonia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Myotonia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Myotonia. Of the 35 causes of Myotonia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 35 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Myotonia:

The following list of conditions have 'Myotonia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Myotonia:

Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes)

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