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Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.009

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

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Infants with congenital myotonic dystrophy can be severely impaired at birth. Examining the mother of the child may establish the diagnosis. The genetic basis of this condition is described.

Chapter.  557 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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