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190 Possible Causes for Dystonia, focal dystonia becomes segmental or generalized, Writer's Cramp

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  • Writer's Cramp

    Abnormal hand posture, joint, and muscle cramping has been confirmed in patients when performing other manual tasks as well, and the term complex writer's cramp is used to[] 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.[]

  • Primary Torsion Dystonia

    To investigate phenotypes, we examined 71 AOPTD patients (37 cervical dystonia, 14 writer's cramp, 9 blepharospasm, 11 spasmodic dysphonia) and 8 musician's dystonia patients[] 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.[]

  • Occupational Cramps

    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[] Register RECIPROCAL INHIBITION BETWEEN FOREARM MUSCLES IN PATIENTS WITH WRITER'S CRAMP AND OTHER OCCUPATIONAL CRAMPS, SYMPTOMATIC HEMIDYSTONIA AND HEMIPARESIS DUE TO STROKE[]

  • Adult-Onset Cervical Dystonia Type DYT23

    ’s cramp.[] Related phenotypes are torticollis and cerebellar atrophy Disease Ontology : 12 A focal dystonia characterized by autosomal dominant inheritance of adult-onset cervical dystonia[] Symptoms can be as mild as writers cramp. 3.2.[]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    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.[]

  • Meige Syndrome

    cramp and torticollis, or axial dystonia) In: Elridge R, Fahn S (eds) Advances in neurology, vol 14.[] 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[]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    The dystonias include wry-neck ( TORTICOLLIS ), WRITER'S CRAMP, spasmodic closure of the eyelids ( BLEPHAROSPASM ) and involuntary grimacing and chewing movements (Meige syndrome[] 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.[]

  • Paroxysmal Exertion-Induced Dyskinesia

    We describe a pedigree in which 3 members in the same generation are affected by Rolandic epilepsy (RE), paroxysmal exercise-induced dystonia (PED), and writer's cramp (WC[] Activation of the primary motor cortex and cerebellum is frequently observed during dystonic attacks in patients with focal dystonia.[] cramp (WC).[]

  • Movement Disorder

    ' cramp, a focal dystonia.[] Abstract Adult-onset dystonia (AOD) may manifest in focal forms (as blepharospasm, oromandibular dystonia, cervical dystonia, laryngeal dystonia, and hand dystonia) or in[] Focal and segmental forms of dystonia, including writer's cramp, other occupational dystonias, and torticollis, were also recognized in the 19th century.[]

  • Dystonia

    Stereotactic selective Vo-complex thalamotomy in a patient with dystonic writer’s cramp. Neurology 1997;49:1173–1174.[] Electrophysiologic data on the lateral part of thalamic VIM were studied in patients with focal dystonia.[] Dystonia is chronic but the vast majority of dystonias do not affect other functions of the brain.[]

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