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Dystonia

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Dystonia

  • Definition
  1. Stereotypic, slow sustained muscle contraction without variation
  2. Results in abnormal Posture
  • Types
  1. Dystonic Reaction (e.g. post-Neuroleptic)
  2. Cervical Dystonia or Torticollis (neck muscle spasm)
  3. Blepharospasm (forceful Eyelid closure)
  4. Post-anoxic Dystonia (e.g. dystonic hand or foot)
  5. Writer's Cramp