Hypotonia is a condition in which a child is born with poor muscle tone. It may be a sympton indicative of another problem or it may be a condition on its own which is called benign congenital hypotonia. It is usually detected during infancy, often before the child leaves the hospital.
The Benign Congenital Hypotonia Site
Information and support for people dealing with hypotonia.
Hypotonia (Muscle Weakness)
Describes possible causes of the condition, symptoms, and tests doctors may use to find the underlying cause.
MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Hypotonia
Describes the condition and lists some common causes.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS): Hypotonia Information Page
Hypotonia information sheet. Explains what it is, some of the treatments, and a comment on the prognosis.
NHS Choices: Hypotonia
Provides information on this condition characterized by decreased muscle tone. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, complications and prevention.
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