medical Definition of cervical dystonia
- Cervical dystonia … usually begins between the ages of 30 and 50 years, often with initial neck stiffness and restricted head mobility.
- —Daniel Tarsy and David K. Simon, The New England Journal of Medicine, 24 Aug. 2006
- The doctors eventually told him the problem was cervical dystonia, which is a disorder caused by the lower part of the brain sending messages into the neck that cause the neck muscles to spasm …
- —John Feinstein, The Washington Post, 3 Apr. 2004