Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

Common Name(s)

Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2010

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Following organizations serve the condition "Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy" for support, advocacy or research.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

http://www.mdausa.org

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2010

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy" returned 27 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case report on 30-week premature twin babies with congenital myotonic dystrophy conceived by in vitro fertilization.
 

Author(s): Su Bin Son, Jung Mi Chun, Kyung Ah Kim, Sun Young Ko, Yeon Kyung Lee, Son Moon Shin

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2012 Oct;27(10):1269-72.

 

Congenital myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) presents severe generalized weakness, hypotonia, and respiratory compromise after delivery with high mortality and poor prognosis. We presented a congenital DM1 of premature twins in the 30th week of gestation. These twins were conceived ...

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2012

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Congenital myotonic dystrophy: prenatal ultrasound findings and pregnancy outcome.
 

Author(s): M Zaki, P A Boyd, L Impey, A Roberts, P Chamberlain

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Mar;29(3):284-8.

 

The objective of this study was to assess the maternal and prenatal ultrasound findings and outcome in pregnancies complicated by congenital myotonic dystrophy Type 1 (DM1).

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2007

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Congenital myotonic dystrophy: variability in muscle involvement and histopathological process.
 

Author(s): Hung-Chou Kuo, Chin-Chang Huang, Chun-Che Chu, Yau-Yau Wai, Kuang-Ming Hsiao, Nai-Shin Chu

Journal: Acta Neurol Taiwan. 2006 Mar;15(1):13-20.

 

In order to understand the involvement of specific muscles in congenital myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1), we studied the clinical manifestations, and the genetic effects on various tissues in 2 siblings with congenital DM1. The distal leg muscles were more severely involved than the ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2006

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Myotonic Dystrophy and Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy Registry
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myotonic Dystrophy; Muscular Dystrophy, Facioscapulohumeral; Muscular Dystrophy

 

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2014

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Clinical Efficacy Trial of Mexiletine for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myotonic Dystrophy

 

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2014

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RAMYD Study - Evaluation of Arrhythmic Risk in Myotonic Dystrophy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myotonic Dystrophy; Sudden Cardiac Death

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2005

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