myotonic dystrophy

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Synonyms for myotonic dystrophy

a severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck

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Blodau teulu yn unig, derbynnir rhoddion yn ddiolchgar at Dystrophia Myotonica in Wales.
Polymerase chain reaction was used to analyze the lengths of triplet repeat tracts, also known as microsatellites, for three alleles associated with neurodegenerative disease: spinocerebral ataxia type 1 (SCA1), spinocerebral ataxia type 2 (SCA2), and dystrophia myotonica.
It's also called dystrophia myotonica, a Latin name, and therefore often abbreviated "DM."
Myotonic dystrophy or dystrophia myotonica (DM) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder most notably characterised by a prolonged relaxation, wasting and weakness in certain skeletal muscle groups.
Derbynnir rhoddion ar gyfer Ymchwil Afiechyd Muscular Dystrophia Myotonica Cymru.