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What is the treatment for myotonia dystrophica?

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In brief: Symptomatic Therapy

Myotonic dystrophy is probably the most common form of muscular dystrophy.
It is a multisystem disease that includes dystrophy of muscle, myotonia, cardiopathy, ocular cataracts, and endocrinopathy. Myotonia can be treated with anticonvulsant drugs, cardiac , ocular and endocrine symptoms are treated as they would be in any other patient. There is no specific therapy for the underlying disorder.

In brief: Symptomatic Therapy

Myotonic dystrophy is probably the most common form of muscular dystrophy.
It is a multisystem disease that includes dystrophy of muscle, myotonia, cardiopathy, ocular cataracts, and endocrinopathy. Myotonia can be treated with anticonvulsant drugs, cardiac , ocular and endocrine symptoms are treated as they would be in any other patient. There is no specific therapy for the underlying disorder.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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