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Steinert's disease   /stˈaɪnərtz dɪzˈiz/   Listen
Steinert's disease

noun
1.
A severe form of muscular dystrophy marked by generalized weakness and muscular wasting that affects the face and feet and hands and neck; difficult speech and difficulty with the hands that spreads to the arms and shoulders and legs and hips; the onset can be any time from birth to middle age and the progression is slow; inheritance is autosomal dominant.  Synonyms: myotonia atrophica, myotonic dystrophy, myotonic muscular dystrophy.






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Words linked to "Steinert's disease" :   muscular dystrophy, dystrophy, myotonia atrophica, myotonic dystrophy



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