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What is Torsion dystonia?

What is Torsion dystonia?

  • Torsion dystonia: A movement disorder where the muscles contract and contort uncontrollably due to neurological dysfunction.

Torsion dystonia: Introduction

Types of Torsion dystonia:

Types of Torsion dystonia:

Broader types of Torsion dystonia:

How serious is Torsion dystonia?

Prognosis of Torsion dystonia: inherited forms are generally progressive but forms resulting from brain injury are generally stable

What causes Torsion dystonia?

Causes of Torsion dystonia: see causes of Torsion dystonia

What are the symptoms of Torsion dystonia?

Symptoms of Torsion dystonia: see symptoms of Torsion dystonia

Can anyone else get Torsion dystonia?

More information: see contagiousness of Torsion dystonia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Torsion dystonia

Torsion dystonia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Torsion dystonia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Torsion dystonia.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Torsion dystonia

Main name of condition: Torsion dystonia

Other names or spellings for Torsion dystonia:

dystonia lenticularis, dystonia musculorum deformans, Segawa dystonia, Ziehen-Oppenheim disease, Primary torsion dystonia

Torsion dystonia: Related Conditions

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