A rare recessively inherited movement disorder where the patient suffers involuntary muscle contractions and distortion of body position. The hands and feet are usually involved first.
* Muscle spasms * Dystonia * Prolonged muscle contractions * Abnormal posture
signs and symptoms of Dystonia musculorum deformans type 2 may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Dystonia musculorum deformans type 2 symptoms.
Glossary for Dystonia musculorum deformans type 2 * Abnormal posture: A posture that varies from what is considered normal * Dystonia: Muscle problems causing movement disorders * Muscle spasms: Involuntary movement or contraction of muscles without full control