Muscle hypotonia

Muscle hypotonia, or flaccid muscles or muscle hypotonicity, has a variety of causes. It is a particular type of muscle weakness where muscle is soft and extremely weak. The opposite of hypotonia is hypertonia (excessively strong muscles or muscle spasms) ...

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Causes

Causes of hypotonia (muscle flaccidity) depend somewhat on the type:

  • Local hypotonia (single muscle or muscle group)
  • Generalized hypotonia (multiple
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