DYT6 | definition of DYT6 by Medical dictionary
dystonia 6, torsion (redirected from DYT6)
dystonia 6, torsion A primary torsion dystonia (OMIM:602629), which is characterised by onset in early adulthood, cranial or cervical involvement in about half of cases, and frequent progression to multiple body regions.
Defects of THAP1, which encodes a proapototic protein, cause torsion dystonia type 6.
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To evaluate these patients, he referred to Levodopa trial in DYT1 and DYT6
La distonia DYT6
se caracteriza por presentar mutaciones en este gen y se presenta como una distonia craneofacial, distonia cervical o distonia del brazo.
Some of the patients have mutations in specific genes including DYT1 and DYT6
. Its heredity type is Autosomal dominant .
Sequence variants in the THAP1 gene have been found to be associated with DYT6