Geste antagonistes in idiopathic lower cranial dystonia.

@article{Lo2007GesteAI,
  title={Geste antagonistes in idiopathic lower cranial dystonia.},
  author={Steven E. Lo and Michael Gelb and Steven J. Frucht},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={1012-7}
}
Geste antagonistes, or sensory tricks, are well described in focal dystonia affecting the neck, hand, and face. Improvement in dystonic movements is typically maintained while the trick is performed, but disappears when the geste ends. We investigated the phenomenological features of geste antagoniste maneuvers in 19 patients with idiopathic lower cranial dystonia who were prospectively evaluated over a period of 6 years. Of the 19, 10 were men, mean age of onset was 49.8 years, and the most… CONTINUE READING

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