Dystonia in a patient with ring chromosome 21

Craig E. Hou, Bradley L. Schlaggar, Brad A. Racette

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Dystonia associated with chromosomal abnormalities is typically attributed to chromosomal deletions. We describe a patient with ring chromosome 21, with karyotype 46XX,r(21)(p11.2q22.3); 46,XX,dic r(21)(p11.2q22.3); 45, XX, -21, who developed childhood onset cervical dystonia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1547-1549
Number of pages3
JournalMovement Disorders
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2003


  • Botulinum toxin A
  • Chromosome 21
  • Dystonia
  • Ring chromosome


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