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Medical Term:

dopa-responsive dystonia


Definition: an autosomal dominant dystonia that begins in early childhood, manifested by dystonic posture of the limbs or neck, which respond dramatically to small doses of carbidopa-levodopa.

Synonym(s): early childhood onset autosomal dominant dystonia

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