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Myoclonic dystonia

Myoclonic dystonia: Introduction

Myoclonic dystonia: A very rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by mild dystonia and myoclonic jerks that occur mainly in the arms, neck and trunk. Alcohol makes the condition worse. Psychiatric disorders are also often present. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myoclonic dystonia is available below.

Symptoms of Myoclonic dystonia

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Myoclonic dystonia: Complications

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Causes of Myoclonic dystonia

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Myoclonic dystonia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Myoclonic dystonia

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Myoclonic dystonia

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Definitions of Myoclonic dystonia:

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Myoclonic dystonia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Myoclonic dystonia Info

More information about Myoclonic dystonia

  1. Myoclonic dystonia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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