low muscle tone

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low muscle tone

Vox populi → medtalk Hypotonia


1. Synonym(s): hypotonia.
2. A decreased effective osmotic pressure.
Synonym(s): low muscle tone.
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Kate, treated initially at 1 year as well, had the same beginning as her sister, as well as the low muscle tone and the atrial-and ventricular-septal defects.
Her very low muscle tone also meant if you put your finger into her hand she couldn't grab on to it like a healthy baby would.
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved and granted orphan drug status for GENOTROPIN(R) (somatropin [rDNA origin] for injection) in the long-term treatment of growth failure in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a rare genetic disorder that causes short stature, an involuntary, continuous urge to eat, low muscle tone, and cognitive disabilities.
Joseph, who goes to the nursery at Pentland Primary School in Billingham, has low muscle tone and has challenging behaviour.
He has a rare condition called congenital myopathy, or low muscle tone, which leaves him unable to move.
Ten-year-old Abbie will be on a diet for life because she has Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a rare and complex genetic birth disorder, which means she has an excessive appetite and low muscle tone.
Simon also suffers mild autism, a poor immune system and low muscle tone, as well as his sensory dysfunction.
Due to a developmental speech delay that children with Down syndrome have, and other problems such as low muscle tone, he was unable to talk when other children his age began speaking.
He also suffers other complications - a squint, low muscle tone, severe acid reflux, cow's milk protein intolerance, lack of facial feeling, no pain threshold and no taste.
The doctors have told Alisha and Jonathan Warren that their son was born with congenital myopathy, or low muscle tone.
He uses no speech (just screaming), experiences seizures, has low muscle tone, vision problems and is wheelchair-dependent.

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