Investigating DYT1 in a Taiwanese dystonia cohort

Investigating DYT1 in a Taiwanese dystonia cohort
J Formos Med Assoc. 2021 Jun 4:S0929-6646(21)00232-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2021.05.017. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND/PURPOSE: A heterozygous three-nucleotide (GAG) in-frame deletion in the TOR1A gene causes the rare disease, dystonia (DYT1), which typically presents as focal limb dystonia during adolescence, then spreads to other limbs. This study investigated the frequency and clinical features of DYT1 in a Taiwanese dystonia cohort.METHODS: We performed ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2021-06-07By Meng-Chen Wu