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What is Torsion dystonia 7?

What is Torsion dystonia 7?

  • Torsion dystonia 7: A rare inherited movement disorder where the patient suffers involuntary muscle contractions and distortion of body position. Usually the onset of symptoms is focused on one part of the body, usually the neck, eyes or hands.

Torsion dystonia 7 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Torsion dystonia 7, or a subtype of Torsion dystonia 7, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Torsion dystonia 7: Introduction

Types of Torsion dystonia 7:

Broader types of Torsion dystonia 7:

What causes Torsion dystonia 7?

Causes of Torsion dystonia 7: see causes of Torsion dystonia 7

What are the symptoms of Torsion dystonia 7?

Symptoms of Torsion dystonia 7: see symptoms of Torsion dystonia 7

Onset of Torsion dystonia 7: childhood or adolescence

Torsion dystonia 7: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Torsion dystonia 7.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Torsion dystonia 7.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Torsion dystonia 7: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Torsion dystonia 7.
Treatments for Torsion dystonia 7: see treatments for Torsion dystonia 7

Name and Aliases of Torsion dystonia 7

Main name of condition: Torsion dystonia 7

Other names or spellings for Torsion dystonia 7:

DYT7, adult-onset torsion dystonia, focal, Torsion dystonia, focal adult-onset, Primary adult-onset torsion dystonia

DYT7, Primary adult-onset torsion dystonia, Torsion dystonia, focal adult-onset
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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