Myopathies - Myotonia

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Identifier NOVEL_Cogan_28-9
Title Myopathies - Myotonia
Subject Myopathic
Subject Keywords myotonic atrophy
Presenting Symptom inability to relax the hand grip - symptom common to all forms of myotonia
History 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
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 2017-02-08
ID 177241
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