Dystonia

Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Involuntary muscle contractions that cause repetitive or twisting movements.
Dystonia may affect one or more parts of the body, and sometimes the entire body. The condition can be mild or severe.
The main symptom is involuntary muscle contractions that result in slow repetitive movements, cramps, or abnormal posture.
Treatments may include drugs, injections, and physical therapy.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 14-Dystonia-Medication-Induced
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Symptoms: uncontrolled muscle spasms and contractions after antipschotic medicines.
Progression: can become progressively worse
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Therapies: reduce or change medications

Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers

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