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Myotonia

An involuntary and painless delay in the relaxation of skeletal muscle following contraction or electrical stimulation. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
10238
Concept ID:
C0027125
Finding
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Myotonia congenita

Myotonia congenita is characterized by muscle stiffness present from childhood; all striated muscle groups including the extrinsic eye muscles, facial muscles, and tongue may be involved. Stiffness is relieved by repeated contractions of the muscle (the “warm-up” phenomenon). Muscles are usually hypertrophic. The autosomal recessive form of myotonia congenita is often associated with more severe symptoms than the autosomal dominant form. Individuals with the autosomal recessive form may have progressive, minor distal weakness and attacks of transient weakness brought on by movement after rest. The age of onset is variable: in autosomal dominant myotonia congenita, onset of symptoms is usually in infancy or early childhood; in the autosomal recessive form, the average age of onset is slightly older. In both, onset may be as late as the third or fourth decade of life. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
10158
Concept ID:
C0027127
Disease or Syndrome
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Congenital myotonia, autosomal dominant form

Myotonia congenita is characterized by muscle stiffness present from childhood; all striated muscle groups including the extrinsic eye muscles, facial muscles, and tongue may be involved. Stiffness is relieved by repeated contractions of the muscle (the “warm-up” phenomenon). Muscles are usually hypertrophic. The autosomal recessive form of myotonia congenita is often associated with more severe symptoms than the autosomal dominant form. Individuals with the autosomal recessive form may have progressive, minor distal weakness and attacks of transient weakness brought on by movement after rest. The age of onset is variable: in autosomal dominant myotonia congenita, onset of symptoms is usually in infancy or early childhood; in the autosomal recessive form, the average age of onset is slightly older. In both, onset may be as late as the third or fourth decade of life. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
422446
Concept ID:
C2936781
Disease or Syndrome
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Congenital myopathy

MedGen UID:
124381
Concept ID:
C0270960
Congenital Abnormality
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Myotonic disorder

Diseases characterized by MYOTONIA, which may be inherited or acquired. Myotonia may be restricted to certain muscles (e.g., intrinsic hand muscles) or occur as a generalized condition. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
107510
Concept ID:
C0553604
Disease or Syndrome
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Neuromuscular Diseases

Neuromuscular disorders affect the nerves that control your voluntary muscles. Voluntary muscles are the ones you can control, like in your arms and legs. Your nerve cells, also called neurons, send the messages that control these muscles. When the neurons become unhealthy or die, communication between your nervous system and muscles breaks down. As a result, your muscles weaken and waste away. The weakness can lead to twitching, cramps, aches and pains, and joint and movement problems. Sometimes it also affects heart function and your ability to breathe. Examples of neuromuscular disorders include. -Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. -Multiple sclerosis. -Myasthenia gravis. -Spinal muscular atrophy. Many neuromuscular diseases are genetic, which means they run in families or there is a mutation in your genes. Sometimes, an immune system disorder can cause them. Most of them have no cure. The goal of treatment is to improve symptoms, increase mobility and lengthen life.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
10323
Concept ID:
C0027868
Disease or Syndrome
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Myopathy

Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis. . Causes of muscle disorders include. -Injury or overuse, such as sprains or strains, cramps or tendinitis . -A genetic disorder, such as muscular dystrophy. -Some cancers. -Inflammation, such as myositis. -Diseases of nerves that affect muscles. -Infections. -Certain medicines. Sometimes the cause is not known.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
10135
Concept ID:
C0026848
Disease or Syndrome
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Congenital myotonia, autosomal recessive form

Myotonia congenita is characterized by muscle stiffness present from childhood; all striated muscle groups including the extrinsic eye muscles, facial muscles, and tongue may be involved. Stiffness is relieved by repeated contractions of the muscle (the “warm-up” phenomenon). Muscles are usually hypertrophic. The autosomal recessive form of myotonia congenita is often associated with more severe symptoms than the autosomal dominant form. Individuals with the autosomal recessive form may have progressive, minor distal weakness and attacks of transient weakness brought on by movement after rest. The age of onset is variable: in autosomal dominant myotonia congenita, onset of symptoms is usually in infancy or early childhood; in the autosomal recessive form, the average age of onset is slightly older. In both, onset may be as late as the third or fourth decade of life. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
155852
Concept ID:
C0751360
Disease or Syndrome
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Paramyotonia congenita/myotonia congenita

MedGen UID:
865305
Concept ID:
C4016868
Congenital Abnormality
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