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  1. ... literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Task-specific focal dystonia On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... definitions Reviewed December 2012 What is task-specific focal dystonia? Task-specific focal dystonia is a movement disorder ...
  2. Genetics Home Reference: Partington syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... causes intellectual disability along with a condition called focal dystonia that particularly affects movement of the hands. Partington ... seizures (epilepsy) may also occur in Partington syndrome. Focal dystonia of the hands is a feature that distinguishes ...
  3. Dystonias From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... dystonia affects most or all of the body. Focal dystonia is localized to a specific part of the ... not be lasting. Blepharospasm, the second most common focal dystonia, is the involuntary, forcible contraction of the muscles ...
  4. Spasmodic Dysphonia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)  
    ... dystonia. Spasmodic dysphonia is considered a form of focal dystonia, a neurological disorder that affects muscle tone in ... the body. Writer's cramp is another type of focal dystonia. Other dystonias can affect multiple regions of the ...
  5. Genetics Home Reference: Dystonia From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... primary dystonia rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism task-specific focal dystonia You may also search Genetics Home Reference for " ...
  6. Dystonia (National Library of Medicine)  
    Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes involuntary contractions of your muscles. These contractions result in twisting and repetitive movements. Sometimes ...
  7. ... deficit disorder, myoclonus, obsessive-compulsive disorder, epilepsy, and focal dystonia, may need to be ruled out.
  8. Cramps: What They Are, What To Do (InteliHealth) (Harvard Medical School)  
    ... forearm during writing." It is a form of focal dystonia, meaning that in one area of the body ...
  9. Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (Dystonia Medical Research Foundation)  
    ... my story to promote dystonia awareness.” -Billy McLaughlin, focal hand dystonia “Being part of the DMRF gives me hope.” - ...
  10. ... injection probably treats writer’s cramp (also known as focal limb dystonia). While many doctors use EMG or nerve stimulation ...
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