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1,024 Possible Causes for Generalized Dystonia

  • Adult-Onset Cervical Dystonia Type DYT23

    DYT1 dystonia typically presents as early onset, generalized dystonia, starting in the legs.[neupsykey.com] Multifocal dystonia affects many different parts of the body. Generalized dystonia affects most of the body, frequently involving the legs and back.[wikivisually.com] Autosomal-Dominant Forms of Primary Dystonia with Known Genetic Defect DYT1 Dystonia (Early-Onset Generalized Dystonia) Associated with TOR1A Gene Mutations In the 1990s the[neupsykey.com]

  • Primary Torsion Dystonia

    Fifteen of them presented with the typical DYT1 phenotype (early, limb-onset generalized dystonia without spread to craniocervical muscles), four had limb-onset dystonia with[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Three siblings had childhood onset of limb dystonia, and slow progression to generalized dystonia with predominant cranio-cervical involvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Forty-six of them had segmental dystonia and 59 had focal dystonia, The other 23 patients presented with generalized dystonia, either with craniocervical involvement (13 patients[discovery.ucl.ac.uk]

  • Oromandibular Dystonia

    Cases of inherited cranial dystonia have been reported, often in conjunction with DYT1 generalized dystonia.[dystonia-foundation.org]

  • Writer's Cramp

    Two cases are reported in which simple writer's cramp turned into dystonic writer's cramp without progression to generalized dystonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] SIGNIFICANCE: Our findings may suggest pathophysiological differences between focal and generalized dystonia, and may also point to an inferior sensitivity of SEPs in detecting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We have noted also the frequent association of other features of segmental and generalized dystonia in patients with dystonic writers' cramp.[academic.oup.com]

  • Paroxysmal Exertion-Induced Dyskinesia

    ALS2 mutations: juvenile amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and generalized dystonia. Neurology 2014;82(12):1065-7.[books.google.com] Dystonia Dystonia that occurs at rest may persist as the kinetic (clonic) form. Dystonias can be either focal or generalized.[encyclopedia.com] , segmental region in upper limbs; mild course DYT-14 14q13 Dopa Responsive generalized dystonia Autosomal Dominant Early onset, leading to gait and postural abnormalities[cmdg.org]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    dystonia which affects the whole body may also occur The potential cause of drug induced dystonia is the development of dopamine receptor hypersensitivity after prolonged[movementdisorders.ufhealth.org] Only 1 case of generalized dystonia after first-time intranasal heroin abuse was reported. 5 In that case, MRI of the brain demonstrated diffuse organic cerebral damage.[antidepressantsfacts.com] Other task-specific dystonias musician's cramp typist's cramp golfer's cramp Generalized dystonia Generalized dystonia normally affects children at the beginning of puberty[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Meige Syndrome

    Deep brain stimulation of the globus pallidus internus (GPi DBS) is effective in the treatment of primary segmental and generalized dystonia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Deep brain stimulation for primary generalized dystonia: long-term outcomes. Arch Neurol 2009;66:465–470. 6. Jankovic J.[e-jmd.org] In addition, there are forms of dystonia that may have a genetic cause: DYT1 dystonia is a rare form of dominantly inherited generalized dystonia that can be caused by a mutation[myjourneywithcervicaldystonia.blogspot.com]

  • 6-Pyruvoyl-Tetrahydropterin Synthase Deficiency

    dystonia with marked diurnal fluctuation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 6-pyruvoyl-tetrahydropterin synthase deficiency with generalized dystonia and diurnal fluctuation of symptoms: a clinical and molecular study.[uniprot.org] Ta- naka et al. (3) reported on a man with 6-PTS defi- ciency with generalized dystonia and diurnal fluctuation of symptoms.[dokumen.tips]

  • Mitochondrial Membrane Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration

    Conclusions MPAN is characterized by a juvenile‐onset, slowly progressive phenotype with predominant lower limb spasticity, generalized dystonia, and cognitive impairment.[ingentaconnect.com] Conclusions MPAN is characterized by a juvenile-onset, slowly progressive phenotype with predominant lower limb spasticity, generalized dystonia, and cognitive impairment.[push-zb.helmholtz-muenchen.de] dystonia, and cognitive impairment.[scipers.com]

  • Movement Disorder

    Dystonia may affect the entire body (generalized dystonia) or one part of the body (focal dystonia). Functional movement disorder.[mayoclinic.org] Dystonia: Dystonias were often interpreted in psychological or psychiatric terms since the original descriptions of generalized dystonia by Barraquer Roviralta (1897), and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mass General was one of the first hospitals to perform DBS and today we also use it to treat many different types of Dystonia which include: Genetic dysonia Generalized dystonia[massgeneral.org]

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