Orphanet: Dystonia 16

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Dystonia 16

Disease definition

Dystonia 16 (DYT16) is a very rare and newly discovered movement disorder which is characterized by early-onset progressive limb dystonia, laryngeal and oromandibular dystonia, and parkinsonism.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • DYT16
    • Early-onset dystonia parkinsonism
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood
  • ICD-10: G24.1
  • OMIM: 612067
  • UMLS: C2677567
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10539
  • MedDRA: -

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