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Grund's syndrome

Alternative eponyms

  • Gamstorp-Wohlfart syndrome

Synonyms

Myokimia-myotonia-muscle atrophy-hyperhidrosis.

Related people

A syndrome characterized by myotonia and muscular stiffness followed by muscle wasting and generalized hyperhidrosis.

Description

A syndrome characterized by myotonia and muscular stiffness with fine twitches (myokymia), followed by muscle wasting and generalized hyperhidrosis. Autosomal dominant inheritance.

Bibliography

  • G. Grund:
    Über genetische Beziehungen zwischen Myotonie, Muskelkrämpfen und Myokimie (Zugleich Beitrag zur Pathologie der neuralen Muskelatrophie).
    Deutsche Zeitschrift für Nervenheilkunde, 1938, 146: 3-14.
  • I. Gamstorp, G. Wohlfart:
    A syndrome characterized by myokymia, myotonia, muscular wasting and increased perspiration.
    Acta Psychiatrica et Neurologica Scandinavica, Copenhagen, 1959, 34 (2): 181-194.

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