History of the ‘geste antagoniste’ sign in cervical dystonia

@article{Poisson2011HistoryOT,
  title={History of the ‘geste antagoniste’ sign in cervical dystonia},
  author={Alice Poisson and Paul Krack and St{\'e}phane Thobois and C. Loiraud and Giulia Serra and Christophe Vial and Emmanuel Broussolle},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={259},
  pages={1580-1584}
}
The geste antagoniste is a voluntary maneuver that temporarily reduces the severity of dystonic posture or movements. It is a classical feature of focal and particularly cervical dystonia. However, the precise historical aspects of geste antagoniste still remain obscure. The goals of this review were (1) to clarify the origin of the geste antagoniste sign; (2) to identify the factors that led to its diffusion in the international literature; (3) to follow the evolution of that term across the… 
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