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Thom·sen's disease

n :  MYOTONIA CONGENITA
 
Thomsen, Asmus Julius Thomas (1815-1896),
Danish physician. In 1876 Thomsen gave the first full description of a congenital disease marked by tonic spasm of some of the muscles. He himself suffered from this condition, which is now known as myotonia congenita or Thomsen's disease.
 
 

 
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