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How is neuroacanthocytosis treated?

There are currently no treatments to prevent or slow the progression of neuroacanthocytosis and treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Medications that block dopamine, such as some of the antipsychotics, may decrease the involuntary movements. Injections of botulinum toxin usually improve the symptoms of dystonia. A feeding tube may be required for individuals with feeding difficulties to maintain proper nutrition. Seizures may be treated with a variety of anticonvulsants, and antidepressants may also have to be prescribed for some individuals. Speech, occupational, and physical therapy may also be beneficial.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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