myotonic dystrophy(redirected from Curschmann-Batten-Steinert syndrome)
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|Noun||1.||myotonic dystrophy - 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|
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