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Dystonia in elderly: Dystonia in elderly refers to an older adult who has a neurological disorder that causes involuntary contractions of muscles in a repetitive, twisting manner. See detailed information below for a list of 7 causes of Dystonia in elderly, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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