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Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant

Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant: Introduction

Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant: A rare movement disorder where the patients suffers uncontrollable muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The limbs are usually involved first and then the condition spreads to other parts of the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant is available below.

Symptoms of Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant

Treatments for Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant

  • Various medications may be used to alleviate symptoms: Baclofen, anticholinergics, benzodiazepines (such as clonazepam) and dopamine depleting agents (such as reserpine)
  • If patients fail to respond to medications, surgery involving deep-brain stimulation may be undertaken
  • Focal dystonias that start during adulthood may benefit from botulinum toxin injections
  • Exercise and physical therapy may help some patients better manage their condition
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Causes of Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant

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Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant

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Prognosis for Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant

Prognosis for Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant: The onset, extent and severity of symptoms can vary considerable amongst patients.

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  1. Dystonia 1, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis
 

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