A form of muscular dystrophy accompanied by myotonia.
- Some of the reported associated systemic diseases include systemic lupus erythematosus, diabetes mellitus, myotonic dystrophy, and chronic active hepatitis.
- Gracile ribs are commonly seen in spinal muscular atrophy, congenital myotonic dystrophy and congenital myopathies.
- The symptoms of myotonic dystrophy may appear at any time from birth to old age and can affect both males and females.
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Syllabification: my·o·ton·ic dys·tro·phy
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