Myotonic Dystrophy - NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) - adult myotonic

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Myotonic Dystrophy (DM) - Adult-Onset DM1 and DM2 | Muscular Dystrophy Association adult myotonic


The CTG repeat size in adult onset is generally in the range of 50 to 1,000.1. The mild form of DM1 is characterized by mild weakness, myotonia, and cataracts.

Typical effects of adult onset DM1 include: Weakness and atrophy of the jaw (masseter and temporalis) and facial muscles, leading to thinning of the facial contour and reduced facial expression. Indistinct speech and problems with articulation due to weakness of facial, tongue, and.

Myotonic dystrophy refers to two rare genetic disorders of muscle that actually The adult form is the most common form and usually begins in a person's 30s.

This study aimed to verify whether brain abnormalities, previously described in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) by magnetic.

Myotonic dystrophy (DM) is a genetic disorder characterized by both progressive Adults with DM1 may experience symptoms of muscle wasting and muscle.