myotonic dystrophy

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Related to Steinert disease: Proximal myotonic myopathy
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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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Multiple lesions have occurred in association with myotonic dystrophy, Gardner syndrome, Turner syndrome, Steinert disease, Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome and sarcoidosis.
Myotonic dystrophy (Steinert disease) usually presents during the teenage years or adolescence, but the onset of pilomatricoma can range from many years before or many years after the onset of symptomatic myotonic dystrophy.
(9) Multiple and familial lesions have occurred in association with myotonic dystrophy, Gardner syndrome, Turner syndrome, Steinert disease, and sarcoidosis.