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Dystrophia myotonica and pregnancy--an instructive case.
  1. H. T. Chung,
  2. A. Y. Tam,
  3. V. Wong,
  4. D. F. Li,
  5. J. T. Ma,
  6. C. Y. Huang,
  7. Y. L. Yu,
  8. E. Woo
  1. Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong.


    Two cases of dystrophia myotonica, a mother and her newborn child, are reported. The diagnosis in the mother was only made after seven years and two eventful deliveries. The obstetrical and anaesthetic complications, as well as the neonatal form of dystrophia myotonica, are reviewed.

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