Thomsen's disease

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Related to Thomsen's disease: Becker disease, Congenital myotonia
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Noun1.Thomsen's disease - 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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Becker-type myotonia is the most common form of myotonia congenita, while Thomsen's disease is a very rare, relatively mild form.
* myotonia congenita (Thomsen's disease and Becker type)