• dementia
  • [ 10 ] . Just as Bassen-Kornsweig disease looks much like Friedreich ataxia, the Levine-Critchley syndrome, as it came to be called, resembles Huntington disease (HD) with prominent choreiform or choreoathetoid movements, progressive dementia, and, in the original descriptions, autosomal dominant inheritance. (medscape.com)
  • form
  • The first step for most with the disorder begins with some form of physical therapy in order for the patient to gain more control over the affected areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • least
  • A formal diagnosis of PLMS requires three periods during the night, lasting from a few minutes to an hour or more, each containing at least 30 movements followed by partial arousal or awakening. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • The disease is caused by a genetic disorder which results in a defect in a protein called Torsin A. A mutation in the DYT1 gene causes the loss of an amino acid, glutamic acid, in the Torsin A protein. (wikipedia.org)