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Congenital myotonic dystrophy with asymptomatic mother

Publication Type : Journal Article

Publisher : Indian Pediatrics

Source : Indian Pediatrics, Volume 48, Number 7, p.565-567 (2011)

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Keywords : arm muscle, article, asymptomatic disease, autosomal dominant disorder, Blotting, breech presentation, case report, cataract, cesarean section, diaphragm disease, DNA, DNA determination, downward palpebral slant, Electromyography, Fathers, female, heterozygosity, human, Humans, hydramnios, infant, karyotype 46, leg muscle, low set ear, male, microcephaly, mother, Mothers, myotonia, myotonic dystrophy, neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, neuromuscular disease, newborn, newborn intensive care, palpebral fissure anomaly, physical examination, pleiotropy, Premature, Prognosis, Southern, Southern blotting, thenar, tongue, trinucleotide repeat, XX

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Department : Paediatrics

Year : 2011

Abstract : Myotonic dystrophy is an autosomal dominant neuromuscular disorder characterised by extreme pleiotropism and variability in disease expression. A congenital form is rare and is observed in infants born to symptomatic mothers with multisystem involvement. We report a case of a neonate with congenital myotonic dystrophy born to an asymptomatic mother.

Cite this Research Publication : K. Ma Anand, Biradar, V. Ma, Panicker, J. Nb, and Nampoothiri, Sc, “Congenital myotonic dystrophy with asymptomatic mother”, Indian Pediatrics, vol. 48, pp. 565-567, 2011.

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