"Myotonic Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Diseases characterized by MYOTONIA, which may be inherited or acquired. Myotonia may be restricted to certain muscles (e.g., intrinsic hand muscles) or occur as a generalized condition. These disorders may be associated with abnormal muscle SODIUM CHANNEL and CHLORIDE CHANNELS. MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY and MYOTONIA CONGENITA represent two relatively common forms of this disorder. Proximal myotonic myopathy often presents with myotonia and muscle pain in early adulthood and later in life thigh muscle weakness and cataracts develop. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1392)
- Myotonic Disorders
- Disorder, Myotonic
- Disorders, Myotonic
- Myotonic Disorder
- Myopathies, Myotonic
- Myopathy, Myotonic
- Myotonic Myopathies
- Myotonic Myopathy
Myotonic Myopathy, Proximal
- Myotonic Myopathy, Proximal
- Myopathies, Proximal Myotonic
- Myopathy, Proximal Myotonic
- Myotonic Myopathies, Proximal
- Proximal Myotonic Myopathies
- Proximal Myotonic Myopathy
- PROMM (Proximal Myotonic Myopathy)
- PROMMs (Proximal Myotonic Myopathy)
- Paramyotonia Congenita
- Congenita, Paramyotonia
- Paramyotonia Congenitas
- Eulenburg's Disease
- Disease, Eulenburg's
- Eulenburgs Disease
- Eulenburg Disease
- Disease, Eulenburg
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