Other types of dystonia


To get general information on dystonia click here. To find out about a type of dystonia click on graphic below.

Hand / arm dystonia Generalised dystonia Foot dystonia Abdomen / trunk dystonia Voice dystonia Mouth / Tongue dystonia Neck dystonia Eye dystonia Eye dystonia Neck dystonia Voice dystonia Mouth / Tongue dystonia Abdomen / trunk dystonia Hand / arm dystonia Foot dystonia Generalised dystonia Meiges

In addition to those shown above, other forms of dystonia include:

Task specific dystonias

Dystonias affecting multiple parts of the body

Acquired dystonias

Functional dystonia 

Functional dystonia is a condition where some specific symptoms of dystonia appear but tests that normally establish the cause of these symptoms are negative.

Related conditions include

Hemifacial spasm. Click here for info


Last reviewed October 2011

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