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Dystonia
MeSH HeadingDystonia
Tree NumberC10.597.350.300
Tree NumberC23.888.592.350.300
Annotationdo not confuse with MUSCLE HYPERTONIA or MUSCLE HYPOTONIA; DYSTONIC DISORDERS is available
Scope NoteAn attitude or posture due to the co-contraction of agonists and antagonist muscles in one region of the body. It most often affects the large axial muscles of the trunk and limb girdles. Conditions which feature persistent or recurrent episodes of dystonia as a primary manifestation of disease are referred to as DYSTONIC DISORDERS. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p77)
Entry TermDystonia, Diurnal
Entry TermDystonia, Limb
Entry TermDystonia, Paroxysmal
Entry TermMuscle Dystonia
See AlsoDystonia Musculorum Deformans
See AlsoDystonic Disorders
See AlsoTorsion Abnormality
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Previous Indexing Movement Disorders (1966-1978)
Previous Indexing Muscle Tonus (1970-1978)
History Note1982
Date of Entry19780517
Unique IDD004421


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nervous System Diseases [C10]
   Neurologic Manifestations [C10.597]
      Dyskinesias [C10.597.350]
Ataxia [C10.597.350.090]  +
Athetosis [C10.597.350.110]
Catalepsy [C10.597.350.200]
Chorea [C10.597.350.250]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDystonia [C10.597.350.300]
Torticollis [C10.597.350.300.800]
Hyperkinesis [C10.597.350.350]
Hypokinesia [C10.597.350.400]
Myoclonus [C10.597.350.500]  +
Psychomotor Agitation [C10.597.350.600]
Synkinesis [C10.597.350.675]
Tics [C10.597.350.700]
Tremor [C10.597.350.850]

 
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms [C23]
   Signs and Symptoms [C23.888]
      Neurologic Manifestations [C23.888.592]
         Dyskinesias [C23.888.592.350]
Ataxia [C23.888.592.350.090]  +
Athetosis [C23.888.592.350.110]
Catalepsy [C23.888.592.350.200]
Chorea [C23.888.592.350.250]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeDystonia [C23.888.592.350.300]
Torticollis [C23.888.592.350.300.800]
Hyperkinesis [C23.888.592.350.350]
Hypokinesia [C23.888.592.350.400]
Myoclonus [C23.888.592.350.500]
Psychomotor Agitation [C23.888.592.350.600]  +
Synkinesis [C23.888.592.350.675]
Tics [C23.888.592.350.700]
Tremor [C23.888.592.350.850]

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