How does Myotonic Dystrophy affect the brain and higher level functioning

A recent study gave more information on how Myotonic Dystrophy affects the brain. This information is important as treatments are being developed and there are many questions on whether this will help with brain related issues. The study below gives information on white matter and gray matter in the brain that were obtained with MRI studies. The Gray matter seems to give some indication of how a patient may be affected with The various symptoms of myotonic dystrophy.  Here is a summary of the study. Click Below to get the full study in PDF

 

 

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