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Myotonia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Myotonia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.613.700
C23.888.592.608.700
Unique ID
D009222
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009222
Scope Note
Prolonged failure of muscle relaxation after contraction. This may occur after voluntary contractions, muscle percussion, or electrical stimulation of the muscle. Myotonia is a characteristic feature of MYOTONIC DISORDERS.
Entry Term(s)
Myotonic Phenomenon
Percussion Myotonia
NLM Classification #
WE 550
Entry Combination
congenital:Myotonia Congenita
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Myotonia Preferred
Percussion Myotonia Narrower
Myotonic Phenomenon Narrower
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