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324 Possible Causes for Dystonia, focal dystonia becomes segmental or generalized, Muscle Cramp

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  • Writer's Cramp

    cramps in his right upper extremity which were triggered exclusively by handwriting.[] Writer's cramp is frequently associated with hand tremor and with other focal dystonias.[] This case broadens the spectrum of fluctuating dopa-sensitive progressive childhood dystonias and provides evidence for writer's cramp being a form of focal dystonia.[]

  • Occupational Cramps

    Muscle cramps are very common and 'cramp' is usually taken to mean 'a spasmodic, painful, involuntary contraction of skeletal muscle'.[] These results provide objective evidence of a physiological basis for the action or task-specific focal dystonias such as writer's cramp.[] We retrospectively reviewed 65 patients given a diagnosis of focal dystonias of the upper extremity and describe painless manual incoordination syndromes, insidious in onset[]

  • Adult-Onset Cervical Dystonia Type DYT23

    Many sufferers have continuous pain, cramping, and relentless muscle spasms due to involuntary muscle movements.[] Related phenotypes are torticollis and cerebellar atrophy Disease Ontology : 12 A focal dystonia characterized by autosomal dominant inheritance of adult-onset cervical dystonia[] cramps-acral enlargement syndrome 5 Cases 926 Acatalasemia 3.2 P * 48818 Aceruloplasminemia 0.09 P 929 Achalasia-microcephaly syndrome 7 Cases 15 Achondroplasia 4.0 BP 49382[]

  • Primary Torsion Dystonia

    However, some children have only mild symptoms, such as muscle cramps after exercise. Sometimes symptoms appear later in life and resemble those of Parkinson disease.[] With a stronger family history, a significantly lower AaO was seen in all focal dystonias.[] Primary torsion dystonia (PTD) is a genetically heterogeneous, isolated form of dystonia.[]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    Papers and videos about muscle cramping and ligament and tendon shrinkage that can lead to...[] Oromandibular dystonia is a form of focal dystonia affecting the mouth, jaw and tongue, and in this disease it is hard to speak. It is associated with bruxism.[] Symptoms of dystonia include: uncontrolled muscle cramps and spasms parts of your body twisting into unusual positions – such as your neck being twisted to the side or your[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Parkinson Disease 14

    cramps 611773 120130 Autosomal dominant COL4A1 13q34 {Hemorrhage, intracerebral, susceptibility to} 614519 120130 COL4A1 13q34 Porencephaly 1 175780 120130 Autosomal dominant[] Thirteen patients had the additional clinical finding of focal dystonia, but no patient had blepharospasm, a possible marker for DJ-1.[] Keywords Dystonia Folinic Acid Carbidopa Biopterin Generalize Dystonia These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[]

  • Meige Syndrome

    INTRODUCTION: The Meige's syndrom is characterized by the presence of bilateral, symmetrical, dystonic cramp of face muscles or muscles of middle line of body, the respiratory[] Meige syndrome is a type of focal dystonia characterized by blepharospasm and oromandibular dystonia.[] […] syndrome is an adult-onset dystonic movement disorder that predominantly involves facial muscles, while some patients with this syndrome develop spasmodic dysphonia and dystonia[]

  • Blepharospasm

    Definitions of blepharospasm 1 n spasm of the eyelid muscle resulting in closure of the eye Type of: cramp, muscle spasm, spasm a painful and involuntary muscular contraction[] BACKGROUND: Isolated blepharospasm (BSP) is a late-onset focal dystonia characterized by involuntary contractions of the orbicularis oculi muscles.[] Evidente VG (2002) Zolpidem improves dystonia in "Lubag" or X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism syndrome. Neurology 58:662-663.[]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    The patients report severe muscle cramp, pain, and spasm due to the involuntary positioning of muscle without own consent.[] Mondet L, Radoubé F, Gras V, Masmoudi K Acute Focal Dystonia After a Single Dose of Oral Cetirizine in a 9-Year-Old Boy.[] Moreover, a serious and debilitating form of the disorder called tardive dystonia may follow. There are no tests tailored to diagnose drug-induced dystonia.[]

  • Muscle Spasm

    Muscle Spasm versus Muscle Cramp The major difference between a muscle cramp and a muscle spasm is the force of the contraction.[] Occupational cramps - eg, writer's cramp or musician's cramp (focal dystonias, usually affecting the upper limb).[] Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder and, if symptoms suggest a dystonia, the correct course of action is for a GP to make a referral to a neurologist specialising[]

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