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dystonia

[di′stōn·ē·ə]
(physiology)
Disorder or lack of muscle tonicity.
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Completed an End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the FDA and received Scientific Advice from the Europe Medicines Agency (EMA) on its clinical program for RT002 in the treatment of moderate to severe isolated cervical dystonia.
It now plans to proceed to a phase three programme in cervical dystonia based on the phase two safety and efficacy results, along with guidance from the US FDA and the EMA.
Unilateral globus pallidus internus stimulation improves delayed onset post-traumatic cervical dystonia with an ipisilateral focal basal ganglia lesion.
A female predominance was noted among patients with cervical dystonia and blepharospasm.
Treatment of cervical dystonia with botulinum toxin in a patient with myasthenia gravis.
Tremulous cervical dystonia is likely to be familial: clinical characteristics of a large cohort.
A total of 201 patients with focal cervical dystonia were recruited from the department of neurology at West China Hospital of Sichuan University.
Cervical dystonia (CD) is a movement disorder, characterized by abnormal head, neck, and shoulder posture due to repetitive clonic and tonic involuntary contractions in muscles of the neck and shoulder region (1,2).
They discuss the pretherapeutic history of botulinum neurotoxin, the history of its clinical development, its pharmacology and immunological properties, and treatments for cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, oromandibular dystonia, laryngeal muscle hyperactivity syndromes, otorhinolaryngological conditions, hemifacial spasm, spasticity, spastic infantile cerebral palsy, tic disorders, essential hand and head tremor, stiff-person syndrome, ophthalmological applications, cosmetic uses, hyperhidrosis, ischemic digits, neuropathic pain, headaches, musculoskeletal pain and arthritis, plantar fasciitis, low-back pain, piriformis syndrome, the gastrointestinal tract, and urological disorders.
gov, which lists more than 500 studies of botulinum toxin, the drug is under investigation for a wide variety of medical conditions, including chronic migraine (already Food and Drug Administration approved), alopecia areata, cervical dystonia, ankle osteoarthritis, posterior hip cheek enlargement, keratoconus, psoriasis, vaginismus, restless legs syndrome, tennis elbow, vulvodynia, bruxism, hyperactive esophagus, and depression.
Use of botox has helped reduce pain in a number of patients with diseases including cervical dystonia, neuropathic pain, lower back pain, spasticity, myofascial pain, and bladder pain.
announced today that it will launch NerBloc(R) Intramuscular Injection 2500 Units (botulinum toxin type B, "NerBloc"), a neuromuscular-blocking agent, in Japan on March 27 as a treatment for cervical dystonia.