dystonia musculorum deformans

noun

dystonia mus·​cu·​lo·​rum de·​for·​mans -ˌməs-kyə-ˈlȯr-əm-di-ˈfȯr-ˌmanz How to pronounce dystonia musculorum deformans (audio)
: a rare inherited neurological disorder characterized by progressive muscular spasticity causing severe involuntary contortions especially of the trunk and limbs

called also torsion dystonia

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“Dystonia musculorum deformans.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dystonia%20musculorum%20deformans. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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