myotonia congenita

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Noun1.myotonia congenita - a mild, rare, congenital form of myotonia characterized by muscle stiffness
myotonia - abnormally long muscular contractions; slow relaxation of a muscle after a contraction
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P1158A with symptoms assembling congenital myotonia, with additional symptoms of scoliosis and peripheral contracture deformities.
Congenital myotonia is a genetic channelopathy that affects skeletal muscles.
Severe forms of congenital myotonia and myotonia associated with sodium channel mutations should also be considered in the differential diagnosis.

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