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April 1964

Dystrophia Myotonica and Related Disorders.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1964;71(4):601. doi:10.1001/archopht.1964.00970010617036

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This book is not of general interest to the ophthalmologist. It does however contain a complete review and description of the cataracts which are characteristic of dystrophia myotonica. The most important point is that cataract may be the most significant and earliest sign of the disease. Thus in unexplained cataract in the young individual one might bear in mind the possibility of dystrophia myotonica.

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