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How does dystonia affect the nervous system?

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Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Various ways

Depending on the cause, extent and severity dystonia can manifest as spasms from head to toe, abnormal posturing, pain, spasms, and lip smacking.

In brief: Various ways

Depending on the cause, extent and severity dystonia can manifest as spasms from head to toe, abnormal posturing, pain, spasms, and lip smacking.
Dr. Chan Hwang
Dr. Chan Hwang
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Spasm of opposite ms

When brain command one muscle , the opposite muscle have to relax--if both contract same time, dystonia occurs due to stiffening around the joints--or one group of muscles overwhelm the opposing group.

In brief: Spasm of opposite ms

When brain command one muscle , the opposite muscle have to relax--if both contract same time, dystonia occurs due to stiffening around the joints--or one group of muscles overwhelm the opposing group.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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