MYOTONIC MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

is characterized by a large degree of muscle wasting which is most visible about the face and hands. Other symptoms of this type of muscular dystrophy include the formation of cataracts and cardiac abnormalities.

MYOTONIC MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY: "Myotonic muscular dystrophy is the improper placement of muscle mass which can be seen on the body, at the hands for example."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MYOTONIC MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myotonic-muscular-dystrophy/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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