Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy


An inherited disorder affecting muscles and resulting in muscle weakness and wasting that starts from birth. The joints closest to the body tend to have limited movement whereas those in the hands and feet tend to be hyperextensible.


* Muscle weakness * Reduced muscle tone * Proximal joint contractures * Hyperextensible distal joints * Dislocated hip * Clumsy walk * Rigid spine * Elbow contractures * Increased sweating * Torticollis * Round face * Long thin fingers * Long thin toes * Muscle wasting * Frequent chest infections * Respiratory insufficiency


The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy signs or Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy symptoms.