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Dystonia: Dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes involuntary contractions of muscles in a repetitive, twisting manner. See detailed information below for a list of 130 causes of Dystonia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Dystonia as a symptom include:
The dystonias are movement disorders in which sustained muscle contractions... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Dystonias Information Page: NINDS)
Abnormal involuntary movements which primarily affect the extremities, trunk, or jaw that occur as a manifestation of an underlying disease process. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of dyskinesia as a primary manifestation of disease may be referred to as dyskinesia syndromes (see MOVEMENT DISORDERS). Dyskinesias are also a relatively common manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Syndrome dominated by involuntary, sustained or spasmodic, patterned, and repetitive muscle contractions; frequently causing twisting, flexing or extending, and squeezing movements or abnormal postures.
- (Source - CRISP)
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Dystonia based
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Medical Conditions associated with Dystonia:
Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Dystonia:
Muscle tone symptoms, Muscle spasms (929 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Various genetic defects, Cerebral palsy, Kernicterus (20 causes), Hypoxic injury, Head trauma (8 causes), Encephalitis (137 causes), Tumors, Congenital malformations, Fahr's disease, Hallervorden-Spatz disease
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