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Definition

An autosomal dominant neurologic disorder characterized by childhood onset of paroxysmal choreoathetosis and progressive spastic paraplegia. Most patients show some degree of cognitive impairment. Other variable features may include seizures, migraine headaches, and ataxia.

Acronym

DYT9

Synonyms

CSE
Dystonia-9
Episodic choreoathetosis/spasticity
Kinesigenic choreoathetosis with episodic ataxia and spasticity
Paroxysmal choreoathetosis with episodic ataxia

Keywords

Dystonia

 
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