Myotonia congenita

Myotonia congenita (MC) is characterized by inability of the muscle to relax after voluntary... more
Disease
Myotonia congenita (MC) is a skeletal muscle channelopathy characterized by inability of the muscle to relax after voluntary contraction. Affected cats have a protruding tongue, limited range of jaw motion and drooling with prominent neck and proximal limb musculature. Additionally, these cats show a short-strided gait, problems while swallowing and excessive salivation.
Breed
All breeds
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
1-2 weeks
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