Dystonia 2, torsion, autosomal recessive
A form of torsion dystonia, a disease defined by the presence of sustained involuntary muscle contractions, often leading to abnormal postures. 'Torsion' refers to the twisting nature of body movements, often affecting the trunk. DYT2 is a slowly progressive form that first affects distal limbs and later involves the neck, orofacial, and craniocervical regions.
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