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What is Juvenile-onset dystonia?

What is Juvenile-onset dystonia?

  • Juvenile-onset dystonia: A rare form of progressive dystonia that starts early in life - first or second decade. Dystonia is prolonged involuntary muscle spasms or contractions. Various other physical abnormalities are also present and severe hearing loss usually occurs by the middle of the first decade. In the two reported cases, death occurred early in the third decade.

Juvenile-onset dystonia: Introduction

Types of Juvenile-onset dystonia:

Broader types of Juvenile-onset dystonia:

What causes Juvenile-onset dystonia?

Causes of Juvenile-onset dystonia: see causes of Juvenile-onset dystonia

What are the symptoms of Juvenile-onset dystonia?

Symptoms of Juvenile-onset dystonia: see symptoms of Juvenile-onset dystonia

Juvenile-onset dystonia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Juvenile-onset dystonia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Juvenile-onset dystonia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Juvenile-onset dystonia: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Juvenile-onset dystonia.
Treatments for Juvenile-onset dystonia: see treatments for Juvenile-onset dystonia
Research for Juvenile-onset dystonia: see research for Juvenile-onset dystonia

Name and Aliases of Juvenile-onset dystonia

Main name of condition: Juvenile-onset dystonia

Other names or spellings for Juvenile-onset dystonia:

Dystonia, juvenile-onset


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