Genetics Home Reference: Myotonic Dystrophy
Provides description, genetic changes, inheritance factors, and treatment of the disorder characterized by progressive muscle wasting and weakness in the lower legs, hands, neck, and face.
GeneReviews:Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1
Monograph about myotonic dystrophy type 1 featuring introduction, clinical description, diagnosis, treatment of manifestations, and genetic counseling for the patients and their families.
GeneReviews: Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2
Monograph about myotonic dystrophy type 2 featuring introduction, clinical description, diagnosis, treatment of manifestations, and genetic counseling for the patients and their families.
GARD: Myotonic Dystrophy 2
Information page including references about the inherited type of muscular dystrophy that affects the muscles and other body systems. From the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD).
Research paper about the most common form of muscular dystrophy affecting both the smooth and skeletal muscles.
NORD: Myotonic Dystrophy
Information about the disease that affects both smooth and skeletal muscles as well as central nervous system, heart, eyes, and endocrine systems. From the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD).