Cervical Dystonia. Meagan Smith. movement disorder characterized by motor manifestations, primarily involuntary muscle contractions causing twisting movements and abnormal postures Persistent co-contraction of agonists and antagonists
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movement disorder characterized by motor manifestations, primarily involuntary muscle contractions causing twisting movements and abnormal postures
Risk for Anxiety
Risk for Depression
mild sensory symptoms such as discomfort in the neck months before cervical dystonia develops
Torticollis – C/L SCM and ipsilateral trapezium and splenius
Laterocollis – Splenius, trapezium and ipsilateral SCM
Anterocollis– B/L SCM
Retrocollis – Trapezium and B/L paraspinalis
Recognition of the importance of non-motor symptoms in the clinical picture of primary dystonia may lead the way towards novel targets to improve the movement disorder.