dystonia

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dystonia

[di′stōn·ē·ə]
(physiology)
Disorder or lack of muscle tonicity.
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Among dystonias resulting from basal ganglia disorders, idiopathic torsion dystonia caused by postural reflex disorders improves greatly, whereas symptomatic dystonia with marked muscular rigidity can be modified little by deep brain stimulation.
Standing posture in idiopathic torsion dystonia (ITD).
GAG deletion in the DYT1 gene in early limb-onset idiopathic torsion dystonia in Germany.

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