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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 1, 2002, pp. 105-106
Bioline Code: ni02029
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2002, pp. 105-106

 en Polyglandular Endocrinopathy in Myotonic Dystrophy : Letter to Editor
A.H. Zargar, M.H. Bhat, M.A. Ganie, B.A. Laway, S. R. Masoodi, M. Salahuddin, S. Kour


Myotonic dystrophy (MD) has an autosomal dominant inheritance with a high penetrance. The disease is characterized by a unique topography of muscle atrophy, myotonia and dystrophic changes in non-muscular tissues like lens of eye, testes, cerebrum, esophagus and other endocrine glands. A patient of myotonic dystrophy, who had polyglandular failure in the form of hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism, primary hypothyroidism and Addison's disease is described.

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