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Dystonia

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Overview

    • Look For

    • Sustained or intermittent muscle contractions resulting in abnormal movements or abnormal posturing.
    • Causes of Dystonia

    • Genetic mutations
    • Perinatal brain injury
    • Vascular - ischaemic or haemorrhagic stroke
    • CNS tumour
    • Encephalitis
    • Drugs - metoclopramide, calcium channel blockers, antipsychotics
    • Psychogenic
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