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A person with medication-induced dystonia
Medical specialtyNeurology

Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder syndrome in which it had repetitive muscle contractions result in twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal positions.[1] The movements may look like tremors. Dystonia is often intensified or exacerbated by physical activity, and symptoms may progress into adjacent muscles.[2]


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  1. "Dystonias Fact Sheet - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke". www.ninds.nih.gov. Archived from the original on 23 April 2018. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
  2. Balint, Bettina; Bhatia, Kailash P. (2014). "Dystonia". Current Opinion in Neurology. 27 (4): 468–76. doi:10.1097/WCO.0000000000000114. PMID 24978640.