Childhood dystonias.

  title={Childhood dystonias.},
  author={Samer D Tabbal},
  journal={Current treatment options in neurology},
  volume={17 3},
OPINION STATEMENT Dystonia is a movement disorder caused by diverse etiologies. Its treatment in children is particularly challenging due to the complexity of the development of the nervous system from birth to young adulthood. The treatment options of childhood dystonia include several oral pharmaceutical agents, botulinum toxin injections, and deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy. The choice of drug therapy relies on the suspected etiology of the dystonia and the adverse effect profile of the… CONTINUE READING

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