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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.
Current as of: December 12, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics