"Myotonia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Prolonged failure of muscle relaxation after contraction. This may occur after voluntary contractions, muscle percussion, or electrical stimulation of the muscle. Myotonia is a characteristic feature of MYOTONIC DISORDERS.
- Percussion Myotonia
- Myotonia, Percussion
- Myotonias, Percussion
- Percussion Myotonias
- Myotonic Phenomenon
- Myotonic Phenomenons
- Phenomenon, Myotonic
- Phenomenons, Myotonic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Myotonia" by people in Profiles.
[Myotonia and cardiac conduction defects in myotonic dystrophy and defect in ion channels]. Rinsho Byori. 2014 Mar; 62(3):246-54.
A sodium channel myotonia due to a novel SCN4A mutation accompanied by acquired autoimmune myasthenia gravis. Neurosci Lett. 2012 Jun 21; 519(1):67-72.
A novel mutation in SCN4A causes severe myotonia and school-age-onset paralytic episodes. J Neurol Sci. 2012 Apr 15; 315(1-2):15-9.
A mutation in a rare type of intron in a sodium-channel gene results in aberrant splicing and causes myotonia. Hum Mutat. 2011 Jul; 32(7):773-82.
Oculomotor involvement in myotonic dystrophy type 2. Muscle Nerve. 2008 Oct; 38(4):1326-9.
Letter: IgA deficiency and recurrent pneumonia in the Schwartz-jampel syndrome. J Pediatr. 1976 Jun; 88(6):1060-1.
Osteo-chondro-muscular dystrophy. A disorder manifested by multiple skeletal deformities, myotonia, and dystrophic changes in muscle. Pediatrics. 1969 Dec; 44(6):945-58.