Myopathies - Myotonia

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Identifier NOVEL_Cogan_28-9
Title Myopathies - Myotonia
Subject Myopathic; Myotonic Atrophy
Description Presenting Symptom: inability to relax the hand grip - symptom common to all forms of myotonia. 12/30/77: 34 year old man with myotonia dystrophia showing white opacities in the posterior cortex and a congenital lamellar type pf opacity around the fetal nucleus of the lens. Noteworthy in the muscular system is a marked weakness of the face so that he is unable to furrow his forehead and there is a marked weakness of the orbicular despite the fact that he has a slight amount of ptosis. There is also marked myotonia of his grip. Disease/ Diagnosis: Myotonia
Creator David G. Cogan, MD (1908-1993), Former Director of Ophthalmology, National Eye Institute
Contributor Secondary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Eye Institute
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1970; 1979
Type Image/MovingImage
Format video/mp4
Source 3/4" Umatic master videotape
Relation is Part of David G. Cogan Collection
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5902
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6tm7csp
Setname ehsl_novel_dgc
Date Created 2006-03-06
Date Modified 2021-08-24
ID 177241
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