Presentation of the Consequences of Acute Dystonic Episodes

Finally, patients may present with the consequences of acute dystonic episodes such as:

  • Chipped teeth (Fig 7)
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation
  • Tongue injuries (Fig 8)
  • Respiratory distress secondary to pharyngeal muscle involvement

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Fig 1: Chipped teeth
Fig.7 Chipped teeth
Fig 3: Tongue injury
Fig.8 Tongue injury