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  • spasms
  • 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)
  • The word dystonia describes abnormal involuntary sustained muscle contractions and spasms. (wikipedia.org)
  • hemidystonia
  • 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)
  • How is hemidystonia different from other dystonias? (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Hemidystonia is treated similarly to generalised dystonia - primarily using a range of oral medications . (dystonia.org.uk)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Patients with blepharospasm have normal eyes. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • The term blepharospasm ['blef-a-ro-spaz-m] can be applied to any abnormal blinking or eyelid tic or twitch resulting from any cause, ranging from dry eyes to Tourette's syndrome to tardive dyskinesia. (wikipedia.org)
  • dose
  • L-dopa-induced dystonia was seen as an off-period, biphasic, or peak-dose phenomenon. (docme.ru)
  • side
  • In these cases, there is no detectable abnormality on any brain scans/investigations so it is uncertain both why the dystonia has appeared and why it is only on one side of the body. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Spasms
  • 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)
  • Acute
  • acute coronary syndrome a classification encompassing clinical presentations ranging from unstable angina through non , sometimes also including Q wave infarction . (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 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)
  • Reflex
  • Quartarone A, Sant'Angelo A, Battaglia F. Enhanced long-term potentiation-like plasticity of the trigeminal blink reflex circuit in blepharospasm. (medscape.com)
  • disorder
  • Secondary dystonia is caused by an existing health condition, injury, or genetic disorder. (lewisgale.com)
  • Having a specific health condition, injury, or genetic disorder increases your chance of developing secondary dystonia. (lewisgale.com)
  • In addition, surgery to destroy the small area within the brain that dystonia occurs from may stop or reduce the disorder. (lewisgale.com)
  • or the group of syndromes to which autistic disorder belongs - the autism spectrum disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)