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Prognosis of Oppenheim's dystonia

Prognosis of Oppenheim's dystonia: Symptoms tend to start in an arm or leg during childhood and spreads to other parts of the body within 5 years in roughly a third of patients. The severity and extent of symptoms is variable and as such the prognosis is variable. The majority of patients are able to maintain mobility and independence with treatment and can have a reasonably quality of life. More severe cases may require walking aids or even wheelchairs. ...see also Overview of Oppenheim's dystonia

Onset of Oppenheim's dystonia: During childhood - usually mid to late childhood but can develop during early adulthood.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Oppenheim's dystonia usually refers to the likely outcome of Oppenheim's dystonia. The prognosis of Oppenheim's dystonia may include the duration of Oppenheim's dystonia, chances of complications of Oppenheim's dystonia, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Oppenheim's dystonia, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Oppenheim's dystonia. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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