Mother of boy with Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy praises Coronation Street for tackling genetic condition



A MOTHER of a local boy with Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy has praised the TV soap Coronation Street for tackling and giving exposure to the rare condition.
Emma-Jayne Ashley, 35, said that her son, Dregan, 17, had medical problems immediately after birth, but it wasn't until he was nearly 15 that doctors diagnosed him with Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy - a severe, life threatening, neuromuscular condition which affects every organ in the body.
Myotonic Dystrophy symptoms usually occur later in childhood or adulthood, but Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy is symptomatic from birth.
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10 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 36
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