Dystonia 11

Common Name(s)

Dystonia 11, Myoclonic dystonia

Myoclonus-dystonia is a genetically heterogeneous disorder characterized by myoclonic jerks affecting mostly proximal muscles. Dystonia, usually torticollis or writer's cramp, is observed in most patients, but occasionally can be the only symptom of the disorder. Onset of the disorder is usually in the first or second decade. Symptoms often respond to alcohol, and patients can also have psychiatric abnormalities ({42:Valente et al., 2003}; {39:Schule et al., 2004}). See also HETEROGENEITY below for other forms of the disorder that do not map to 7q21, including DYT15 ({607488}), which maps to 18p11.
 

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The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation was established in 1995 to find better treatments and cures for the movement disorders dystonia and Parkinson's disease and to provide medical and patient information.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Dystonia 11" for support, advocacy or research.

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation

The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation was established in 1995 to find better treatments and cures for the movement disorders dystonia and Parkinson's disease and to provide medical and patient information.

https://www.dystonia-parkinson.org

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Efficacy Trial of Zonisamide for Myoclonus Dystonia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Myoclonus Dystonia

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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Abnormal Movements, Cerebellum and Sensorimotor : Oculomotor Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Healthy; Dystonia; Parkinson Disease

 

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2011

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