Early Controversies over Athetosis: I. Clinical Features, Differentiation from other Movement Disorders, Associated Conditions, and Pathology

@article{Lanska2013EarlyCO,
  title={Early Controversies over Athetosis: I. Clinical Features, Differentiation from other Movement Disorders, Associated Conditions, and Pathology},
  author={Douglas J. Lanska},
  journal={Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements},
  year={2013},
  volume={3}
}
  • D. Lanska
  • Published 14 January 2013
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Tremor and Other Hyperkinetic Movements
Background Since the description of athetosis in 1871 by American neurologist William Alexander Hammond (1828–1900) the disorder has been a source of controversy, as were many aspects of Hammond’s career. Methods Primary sources have been used to review controversies in the 50-year period since the initial description of athetosis, in particular those concerning clinical features, differentiation from other movement disorders, associated conditions, and pathology. Controversies concerning… 
Early Controversies Over Athetosis: II. Treatment
  • D. Lanska
  • Medicine
    Tremor and other hyperkinetic movements
  • 2013
Background Athetosis has been controversial since it was first described by William Hammond in 1871; many aspects of Hammond’s career were equally controversial. Methods Primary sources have been
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