Myotonic dystrophy

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 26 May 2019

Myotonic dystrophy refers to a group of progressive multi-system genetic disorders that affect primarily muscle function, but can also affect other organs such as the heart, eye and endocrine system. 

There are currently two clinically and molecularly defined forms of myotonic dystrophy:


The estimated incidence is ~1:8,000 individuals.

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