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Nocturnal Paroxysmal Dystonia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Nocturnal Paroxysmal Dystonia
Tree Number(s)
C10.886.659.627
F03.870.664.627
Unique ID
D020183
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020183
Scope Note
A parasomnia characterized by paroxysmal episodes of choreoathetotic, ballistic, dystonic movements, and semipurposeful activity. The episodes occur during non-rapid eye movement sleep and typically recur several times per night. (Neurology 1992 Jul;42(7 Suppl 6):61-67; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p391)
Entry Term(s)
Dystonia, Nocturnal, Paroxysmal
Hypnogenic Paroxysmal Dystonia
Sleep-Related Dystonia
Previous Indexing
Dystonia (1981-1999)
Sleep Disorders (1981-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Nocturnal Paroxysmal Dystonia Preferred
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