Focal dystonia in musicians: phenomenology, pathophysiology and triggering factors.

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BACKGROUND Musician's dystonia is a task-specific movement disorder that manifests itself as a loss of voluntary motor control in extensively trained movements. In many cases, the disorder terminates the careers of affected musicians. Approximately, 1% of all professional musicians are affected. The pathophysiology of the disorder is still unclear. Findings… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03048.x

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