Dystonia and tremor induced by peripheral trauma: predisposing factors.

@article{Jankovic1988DystoniaAT,
  title={Dystonia and tremor induced by peripheral trauma: predisposing factors.},
  author={Jelena Jankovic and Ch van der Linden},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1988},
  volume={51 12},
  pages={1512-9}
}
Movement disorders are usually of central origin, but sometimes involuntary movements occur after peripheral trauma. Twenty eight patients, 13 women and 15 men, mean age 37 years (range 15-78), were studied with dystonia or tremor in whom the onset of abnormal movements was related, in time and in distribution, to injury of a body part. Among 23 patients with latency of less than one year after injury, focal dystonia of the involved body part was found in 18, nine of whom had associated reflex… CONTINUE READING
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