Deep brain stimulation in a dentatorubral-pallidoluyisian atrophy patient with myoclonic dystonia.


We describe a patient with myoclonic dystonia caused by dentatorubral-pallidoluyisian atrophy (DRPLA), which was successfully controlled with bilateral deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the globus pallidus internus (GPi). DRPLA is a rare disease which can progressively cause a loss or degeneration of neurons in the globus pallidus, dentate nucleus… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2015.04.010


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