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Autosomal dominant cervical dystonia

Synonym(s) Autosomal dominant spasmodic torticollis
Prevalence 1-9 / 100 000
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Adult
  • G24.3
  • C0393602
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Cervical dystonia (CD) is the most common type of focal dystonia (see this term) and is characterized by overactive neck muscles with involuntary turning, tilting or twisting of the head which result in torticollis, laterocollis, retrocollis, and anterocollis.

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