At least one of
3. 000 individuals is diagnosed like carrier of Distonía. The physical deficiencies which they are put under the people affected by upheavals in the
control of the movement and the tone of muscles can go from the incapacity to write and incapacity to speak, to dissability and blindness.
characterized by repetitive involuntary movements, caused by the competing
contraction of one or several parts of the body, which generates movements involuntary, abnormal positions and much pain.
known is the tic of the eye or blefaroespasmo and distonía
or tortícolis, that its considered prevalence is of 300 cases by
Distonías, like tortícolis and the severe tics, is abnormal
of the movement in which maintained contractions cause repetitive movements, positions and torsions. "He is serious that the
one of the people thinks that distonía is the badly smaller one,
of not treating correctly it can cause
in the physical and psychological scope of the patients", assures the Dra. Minerva Lopez, Neurologist of the General Hospital.
The affected individuals suffer patterns of repetitive, clónicos movements or continuous abnormal tonic positions of the head; this in addition to being painful directly affects in the self - esteem and security of the person bordering them to behave of way reserved and other people's to the society.
In spite of the belief generalized that blefaroespasmo, that is the involuntary and repetitive closing of the eyelid and commonly is known like tic of the eye, is the badly smaller one, many people than suffer it consider themselves blind functionally, because the tic prevents to maintain the eyes them open. This
is generally progressive and it appears most frequently between the 40 and 60 years, being considered that the incidence is, approximately, of
case by twenty - five thousand individuals.
In 1993, the SSA approved the use of the botulínica toxin like safe and effective treatment for all type of distonías.