X-linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism

Quick Facts

  • X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism (XDP) is a genetic form of dystonia that includes symptoms of both dystonia and parkinsonism.
     
  • XDP affects males of Filipino descent almost exclusively.
     
  • It is one of the very few degenerative dystonia syndromes
     
  • Treatment may include physical therapy, oral medications, and botulinum toxin injections.

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