Flashcards in W04_02 Hyperkinetic movement disorders Deck (11)
definition of dystonia
abnormal sustained posture of a body part due to involuntary muscle activation of both agonists and antagonists
most common genetic classes of dystonia?
name common DYT dystonias
DYT1 - early onset
DYT5 - DOPA responsive
DYT11 - myoclonus dystonia
wilson's disease is a mutation in this gene on this chromosome
ATP7B gene on chromosome 13
name some symptoms of acute dystonic reaction
torticollis, stridor, opisthotonus, retrocollis
which 3 kinds of drugs to give for acute dystonic reactions?
drug treatments for dystonia?
surgery/dbs in GPi
drug treatments for tics?
difference between chorea and akathisia?
chorea - don't know.
akathisia - urge to move.
slow writing distal limbs is called?