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Hypotonia

Hypotonia is a state of reduced muscle tone, usually related to the skeletal muscles. Because a person's muscles tend to strengthen naturally with age, hypotonia may become milder with time.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics

Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

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Last Updated: September 09, 2014
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