Many couples in which one partner has myotonic dystrophy want to have children. There is a study that looks at pre-Implant diagnosis here the threat of the disease is eliminated. This is a good route for many couples. If universal education were available it may be possible to greatly reduce this disease.Preimplant-Study-Pregnancy-Myotonic-Dystrophy
With the correct diagnosis myotonic dystrophy can be prevented for the next generation. By using pre-implant diagnosis the next generation can be assured not to have myotonic dystrophy. This is an expensive and not practical approach in all countries though. This blog contains case reports from Pakistan of two case studies.
Myotonic dystrophy is a significant cause of idiopathic polyhydramnios.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City 84132, USA.