Focal dystonia

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What is focal dystonia?

Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder in which sustained involuntary muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal posture due to disordered tonicity of muscles. Focal dystonia affects a specific part of the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with focal dystonia

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How bad it is
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Treatments taken by people with focal dystonia

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Who has focal dystonia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

57% Female
43% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from focal dystonia patients who have completed their condition history
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