Orphanet: Adult onset cervical dystonia, DYT23 type

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Adult-onset cervical dystonia, DYT23 type

Disease definition

A rare, genetic, isolated dystonia characterized by adult-onset, non-progressive, focal cervical dystonia typically manifesting with torticollis and occasionally accompanied by mild head tremor and essential-type limb tremor.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • DYT23
    • Dystonia 23
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G24.8
  • OMIM: 614860
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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