• spasms
  • Oromandibular dystonia (OMD) refers to spasms of the masticatory, facial, and lingual muscles, resulting in repetitive and sometimes sustained jaw opening, closure, deviation, or any combination of these. (bmj.com)
  • Difficulty in swallowing is a common aspect of oromandibular dystonia if the jaw is affected, and spasms in the tongue can also make it difficult to swallow. (dystoniacanada.org)
  • Oromandibular Symptoms difficulty opening the mouth (trismus) clenching or grinding of the teeth (bruxism) spasms of jaw opening sideways deviation or protrusion of the jaw lip tightening and pursing drawing back (retraction) of the corners of the mouth deviation or protrusion of the tongue. (wikipedia.org)
  • jaw pain difficulties eating and drinking difficulties speaking (dysarthria) Blepharospasm symptoms the first symptom to appear is an increased rate of blinking uncontrollable squinting/closing of eyes light sensitivity (photophobia) squinting/eyes closing during speech uncontrollable eyes closing shut (rare instances completely causing blindness) In addition, in some patients, the dystonic spasms may sometimes be provoked by certain activities, such as talking, chewing, or biting. (wikipedia.org)
  • onset
  • 12 17 Although there is no universal agreement, most authors believe that tardive dystonia should be considered when there is a history of neuroleptic exposure during at least 6 months before the onset of movement disorder. (bmj.com)
  • Parkinson's
  • Dystonia in parkinson's disease Clinical and pharmacological features. (docme.ru)
  • In this study the clinical characteristics of dystonia in Parkinson's disease have been analyzed in 65 patients. (docme.ru)
  • clinical
  • This is to create a biospecimen repository and associated clinical database to be used as a resource for dystonia and related disease research. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • acute coronary syndrome a classification encompassing clinical presentations ranging from unstable angina through non , sometimes also including Q wave infarction . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • acute
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) fulminant pulmonary interstitial and alveolar edema, which usually develops within a few days after the initiating trauma, thought to result from alveolar injury that has led to increased capillary permeability. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • hereditary
  • Aarskog syndrome , Aarskog-Scott syndrome a hereditary X-linked condition characterized by ocular hypertelorism, anteverted nostrils, broad upper lip, peculiar scrotal "shawl" above the penis, and small hands. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Alport syndrome Hereditary condition characterized by kidney disease, sensorineural hearing loss, and sometimes eye defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a group called myoclonic dystonia where some cases are hereditary and have been associated with a missense mutation in the dopamine-D2 receptor. (wikipedia.org)
  • dystonic
  • 10 had L-dopa-induced early morning foot dystonia, 1 had biphasic hemidystonia with prominent foot involvement, and 1 showed consistent exercise-induced foot dystonia (dystonic claudication) unrelated to L-dopa administration. (docme.ru)
  • restless leg synd
  • It may become difficult to find a comfortable position for arms and legs with even the minor exertions associated with holding arms crossed causing significant pain similar to restless leg syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Neuropharmacological studies performed in 12 patients suggest that off-period dystonia is genuinely induced by L-dopa and best relieved by antiparkinsonian agents. (docme.ru)
  • Short-term intravenous pharmacological studies were performed in 12 patients with L-dopa-induced foot dystonia to clarify the underlying neuropharmacological mechanism. (docme.ru)
  • 15 In a survey of two movement disorders clinics, cranial dystonia (blepharospasm and OMD) was present in about 25% of 8000 patients with dystonia. (bmj.com)
  • Patients with blepharospasm have normal eyes. (wikipedia.org)
  • severe
  • acquired immune deficiency syndrome , acquired immunodeficiency syndrome an epidemic, transmissible retroviral disease caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, manifested in severe cases as profound depression of cell-mediated immunity, and affecting certain recognized risk groups. (thefreedictionary.com)