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.

Current as of: July 26, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics