dystonia


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dystonia

[di′stōn·ē·ə]
(physiology)
Disorder or lack of muscle tonicity.
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Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder that strikes children as young as eight and may affect multiple generations in a single family.
In reality, dystonia had been waxing and waning for the past year.
It is one of my dreams to raise awareness of dystonia on a grand scale so that more money can be ploughed in to finding a cure.
Patients with tardive dystonia exhibit sustained, abnormal muscle contractions.
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation was founded in 1976, and is dedicated to serving the needs of all people affected with dystonia and their families.
Dystonia is an under-funded movement disorder and an under-recognized symptom of Parkinson's disease.
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).
31, 2014 and a good portion of the proceeds from the book will be donated to The Bachmann Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson Foundation.