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Primary dystonia, DYT6 type

Disease definition

Primary dystonia DYT6 type is characterized by focal, predominantly cranio-cervical dystonia with dysarthria and dysphagia, or limb dystonia in some cases.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • DYT6
    • Generalized cervical and upper-limb-onset dystonia
    • Idiopathic torsion dystonia of mixed type
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: G24.1
  • OMIM: 602629
  • UMLS: C1414216
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9630
  • MedDRA: -

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