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Tonic spasm or temporary rigidity of one or more muscles, often characteristic of various muscular disorders.

my′o·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.myotonic - of or relating to or caused by myotonia
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Some years ago, the detection of a form clinically very similar to myotonic dystrophy, but with proximal strength deficit and different genetic basis, resulted in the introduction of DM1 symbol to indicate Steinert's disease and DM2 to indicate this other form, also known as PROMM (Proximal Myotonic Myopathy).
Camptocormia and dropped head syndrome as a clinic picture of myotonic myopathy. Joint Bone Spine 2008;75:730-3.