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159 Possible Causes for Dystonia, focal dystonia becomes segmental or generalized, Spasmodic Torticollis

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  • Primary Torsion Dystonia

    Spasmodic torticollis : Torticollis specifically affects the muscles of the neck.[] 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.[]

  • Meige Syndrome

    Abstract A patient with Meige syndrome associated with spasmodic torticollis was treated with benztropine mesylate (Cogentin) at doses of 12-16 mg daily.[] 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[]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    torticollis and dystonic writer's cramp, is discussed.[] 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.[] Oromandibular dystonia is a focal dystonia involving the masticatory and/or tongue muscles.[]

  • Adult-Onset Cervical Dystonia Type DYT23

    "Deep brain stimulation for generalised dystonia and spasmodic torticollis". Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 12 (1): 12–6. doi : 10.1016/j.jocn.2004.03.025.[] Related phenotypes are torticollis and cerebellar atrophy Disease Ontology : 12 A focal dystonia characterized by autosomal dominant inheritance of adult-onset cervical dystonia[] dystonia AR DYT5b DYT-ATP1A3 Rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism AD DYT12 DYT-TAF1a Dystonia-parkinsonism X-linked DYT3 Dystonia plus myoclonus DYT-SGCE Myoclonus-dystonia[]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    torticollis G24.4 - Idiopathic orofacial dystonia G24.5 - Blepharospasm G24.8 - Other dystonia G24.9 - Dystonia, unspecified[] 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.[]

  • Spasmodic Torticollis

    When other conditions lead to spasmodic torticollis, it is said that the spasmodic torticollis is secondary.[] In this chapter we have described the use of integrated EMG feedback for the treatment of focal dystonia or spasmodic torticollis.[] In a third of the cases, there is a progression to segmental dystonia.[]

  • Writer's Cramp

    Duane DD: Spasmodic torticollis: clinical and biologic features and their implications for focal dystonia. Adv Neurol 1988;50:473-492.[] 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.[]

  • Blepharospasm

    The phenomenon can be regarded as the equivalent of the sensory trick (ST or geste antagonistique) seen in some cases of spasmodic torticollis whereby finger tip pressure[] 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.[]

  • Torticollis

    During sleep, the spasmodic torticollis usually will disappear. How Is Spasmodic Torticollis Diagnosed?[] We therefore suggest performing a cerebral MRI scan with particular focus on demyelinating lesions in patients with focal dystonia, since there is an increasing number of[] If a close family member has cervical dystonia or some other type of dystonia, you are at higher risk of developing the disorder.[]

  • Orofacial Dyskinesia

    NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Botulinum toxin injection - larynx Spasmodic dysphonia Torticollis [ Read More ] Movement Disorders Imagine if[] Botox injections are used for minor focal dystonia, but not in more advanced tardive dyskinesia.[] Oromandibular dystonia (OMD) is perhaps the most common of these and includes jaw opening, jaw closing, and jaw deviation dystonia.[]

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