Primary dystonia, DYT27 type

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A rare genetic dystonia characterized by focal or segmental isolated dystonia involving the face neck upper limbs (commonly writing dystonia) larynx or trunk with an onset from childhood to early adulthood. Dystonia may be tremulous giving rise to head or hand tremor. Mode of inheritance is autosomal recessive.

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Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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