Clinical characteristics of the geste antagoniste in cervical dystonia

  title={Clinical characteristics of the geste antagoniste in cervical dystonia},
  author={J{\"o}rg Rudolf M{\"u}ller and Joerg Wissel and Florian Masuhr and Georg Ebersbach and Gregor Karl Wenning and Werner Poewe},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
The geste antagoniste (moving an arm to the face or head) is a well-known clinical feature in cervical dystonia (CD) to alleviate the abnormal posture. The clinical phenomenology of these manoeuvres has not so far been assessed systematically. Fifty patients with idiopathic CD aware of at least one geste antagoniste (60 % women, mean age at onset 44.1 years, mean disease duration 7.5 years) were subjected to a standardized investigation including a semiquantitative clinical rating scale and… CONTINUE READING
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