Momina Soudagar Turkey, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

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Drug-induced dystonia

I. Problem/Condition. Dystonia is a form of hyperkinetic movement disorder. It is a syndrome of involuntary sustained muscle contractions with frequent repetitive and twisting movements, and/or abnormal postures. Characteristic movements include trismus, mouth opening, grimacing, blepharospasm, glossopharyngeal contraction, stridor, oculogyric crisis, opisthotonos, torticollis, and retrocollis. Dystonia can occur as part of a genetic disorder, or…

Aphasia

Aphasia I. Problem/Condition. Aphasia is an acquired language disorder affecting the ability to communicate. It is usually acquired due to stroke or other brain injury, which impairs the ability to use and/or comprehend words. Damage to any segment of the large and complex neurocognitive network, usually located in the dominant hemisphere, can produce aphasia. Aphasia…

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