Results for: myotonic-dystrophy

2 diseases of the system and how they affect the system?

polymyositis (directly effect muscle) dematomyositis (directly effect muscle) eaton-lambert syndrome (indirectly) kennedy syndrome (indirectly) myotonic dystrophy (indirectly) tenaie solium infection (directly) duchenne's muscular dystrophy becker's muscular dystrophy carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency You can go to: http://www.doctor-dubai.com/dr_info_display.asp?dr_id=1243 to get more information. Full Answer

What cure is there for Myotonic Dystrophy?

There is no cure. Treatments may include braces or wheelchairs, pacemakers, and noninvasive positive pressure ventilation. The medications mexiletine or carbamazepine are occasionally helpful. Pain if it occurs may be treated with tricyclic antidepressants and nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Full Answer