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Potassium aggravated myotonia


Other Names for this Disease

  • Myotonia congenita, acetazolamide-responsive
  • Myotonia congenita, atypical
  • Myotonia fluctuans
  • Myotonia permanens
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How many people in the world have potassium aggravated myotonia?

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How rare is potassium aggravated myotonia?

Potassium aggravated myotonia is very rare, but the exact number of individuals affected by this condition is unknown.[1]  Worldwide, this condition has been found in a few families only.[2]
Last updated: 4/17/2012

Other Names for this Disease
  • Myotonia congenita, acetazolamide-responsive
  • Myotonia congenita, atypical
  • Myotonia fluctuans
  • Myotonia permanens
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.