Image of the Month: What causes myotonic dystrophy, type1
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Image of the Month: What causes myotonic dystrophy, type1

Myotonic dystrophy, type 1 (DM1) is the second most common cause of muscular dystrophy and numerous other muscle disorders that affect tens of thousands of individuals in the U.S.. This autosomal dominant neuromuscular condition involves multiple tissues including muscle, heart and the central nervous system. DM1 is caused by a repeat of three letters in … Continue reading