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Idiopathic dystonia DYT1

Idiopathic dystonia DYT1: Introduction

Idiopathic dystonia DYT1: 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 Idiopathic dystonia DYT1 is available below.

Symptoms of Idiopathic dystonia DYT1

Treatments for Idiopathic dystonia DYT1

  • 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 Idiopathic dystonia DYT1

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Misdiagnosis and Idiopathic dystonia DYT1

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  1. Idiopathic dystonia DYT1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Prognosis

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